Ismet Inönü

Ismet Inönü

Birth
Izmir, İzmir, Turkey
Death 25 Dec 1973 (aged 89)
Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Burial Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Memorial ID 9276888 · View Source
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Turkish Statesman. Born in Ismir, he formed the first government of the Republic of Turkey on October 30, 1923, becoming the first Prime Minister of Turkey, serving from 1923 to 1937 and again from 1961 to 1965. He became President of Turkey in 1938 upon the death of Kemal Atatürk, remaining in office until 1950. Served in the Balkan Wars and World War I and then became Atatürk's chief of staff playing an important part in the establishment of the Turkish republic and in the victory over the Greeks. Represented Turkey at the Conference of Lausanne in 1923. Inönü instituted free general elections in Turkey for the first time in 1950. Died in the capital, Ankara, and interred next to his good friend, Kemal Atatürk.

Bio by: Fred Beisser


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 6 Aug 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9276888
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ismet Inönü (24 Sep 1884–25 Dec 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9276888, citing Anitkabir Mausoleum, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey ; Maintained by Find A Grave .