Author(s) : Karachristos Ioannis (15/3/2002)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Karachristos Ioannis, "Kofidis, Matthaios",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=9863>
Matthaios Kofidis was born in Kromni (Kurum) in 1855. He served at the Tobacco Monopoly and was a deputy of Trebizond in the Ottoman parliament in the period 1908-1918. He cooperated with the Committee of the Young Turks, but was sentenced to death by Kemalists, accused of advocating the independence of the Pontus; he was hung in Amaseia (Amasya) in 1921.
Date and Place of Death
1921, Amaseia (Amasya)
Date and Place of Birth
Kromni (Kurum), March 22, 1855
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