İsmet İnönü

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İsmet İnönü
Portrait of Ismet Inonu.jpg
İsmet İnönü in 1938
2nd President of Turkey
In office
11 November 1938 – 22 May 1950
(11 years, 192 days)
Preceded byMustafa Kemal Atatürk
Succeeded byCelal Bayar
Personal details
Born(1884-09-24)24 September 1884
İzmir, Ottoman Empire
Died25 December 1973(1973-12-25) (aged 89)
Ankara, Turkey
Resting placeAnıtkabir
Ankara, Turkey
Political partyRepublican People's Party
Spouse(s)Mevhibe İnönü

Mustafa İsmet İnönü (24 September 1884 – 25 December 1973) was a Turkish politician and military officer, who was the first Prime Minister and second President of Turkey. In 1938, Republican People's Party gave him "National Chief" title.

İsmet İnönü was by the standards of his time a highly educated man, speaking Arabic, English, French and German in addition to his native Turkish. His resting place is in Anıtkabir with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. He was close friend of Atatürk.

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