Georgios Hadjanestis

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Georgios Hadjanestis (alternative spelling Hatzanestis) (1863 - 1922) was a Greek miltary man of the early 20th Century.

Hadjanestis was appointed commander in chief of the Greek military forces in Asia Minor, after the resignation of Anastasios Papoulas on May 23, 1922, in the latter part of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922). After the Asia Minor Disaster, he was blamed for the loss of morale of the Greek troops and poor judgement on the battle field and was tried, along with five Laiko Komma politicians. During the trial, he was described as "mentally unbalanced".

He was convicted of high treason and executed in Goudi, Athens on November 28 (November 15 OS), 1922. On October 20, 2010, the Supreme Court acquitted all six and cleared their name of all charges.