İsmet İnönü in 1938
|2nd President of Turkey|
11 November 1938 – 22 May 1950
( 11 years, 192 days)
|Preceded by||Mustafa Kemal Atatürk|
|Succeeded by||Celal Bayar|
24 September 1884|
İzmir, Ottoman Empire
|Died||25 December 1973
|Political party||Republican People's Party|
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" and "Everlasting Chairman" titles.
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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İnönü (left) and Atatürk in 1936