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 Ismet Inönü

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Ismet Inönü Famous memorial

Birth
İzmir, Turkey
Death
25 Dec 1973 (aged 89)
Ankara, Turkey
Burial
Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Memorial ID
9276888 View Source

Turkish Statesman. Born in Izmir, 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.

Turkish Statesman. Born in Izmir, 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


Inscription

BÜYÜK TÜRK MİLLETİNE
BÜTÜN ÖMRÜNÜ HİZMETİNE
VAKFETTİĞİ SEVGİLİ MİLLETİNİN
İHTİRAM KOLLARI ÜSTÜNDE
ULU ATATÜRK'ÜN FANI VÜCUDU
İSTİRAHAT YERİNE TEVDİ EDİL-
MİŞTİR. HAKİKATTE YATTIĞI YER
TÜRK MİLLETİNİN ONUN İÇİN
AŞK VE İFTİHARLA DOLU OLAN
KAHRAMAN VE VEFALI GÖĞSÜDÜR.
DEVLETİMİZİN BANİSİ,
VE MİLLETİMİZİN FEDAKAR, SADIK
HADİMİ, İNSANLIK İDEALİNİN AŞIK
VE MÜMTAZ SİMASI,
EŞSİZ KAHRAMAN ATATÜRK
VATAN SANA MİNNETTARDIR.
BÜTÜN ÖMRÜNÜ HİZMETİNE
VERDİĞİN TÜRK MİLLETİ İLE
BERABER SENİN HUZURUNDA
TAZİM İLE EĞİLİYORUZ.
BÜTÜN HAYATINDA BİZE
RUHUNDAKİ ATEŞTEN CANLILIK
VERDİN. EMİN OL, AZİZ HATIRAN
SÖNMEZ MEŞALE OLARAK RUH-
LARIMIZI DAİMA ATEŞLİ VE
UYANIK TUTACAKTIR. 21 KASIM 1938
CUMHURBAŞKANI
İSMET İNÖNÜ

İSMET İNÖNÜ'NÜN MESAJI
BÜYÜK TÜRK MİLLETİNE;
BÜTÜN ÖMRÜNÜ HİZMETİNE VAKFETTİĞİ SEVGİLİ
MİLLETİNİN İHTİRAM KOLLARI ÜSTÜNDE, ULU
ATATÜRK'ÜN FANİ VÜCUDU İSTİRAHAT YERİNE TEVDİ
EDİLMİŞTİR.
HAKİKATTE YATTIĞI YER, TÜRK MİLLETİNİN O'NUN
İÇİN AŞK VE İFTİHARLA DOLU OLAN, KAHRAMAN
VE VEFALI GÖĞSÜDÜR.
DEVLETİMİZİN BANİSİ, VE MİLLETİMİZİN FEDAKAR,
SADIK HADİMİ, İNSANLIK İDEALİNİN AŞIK VE MÜMTAZ
SİMASI, EŞSİZ KAHRAMAN ATATÜRK, VATAN SANA
MİNNETTARDIR.
BÜTÜN ÖMRÜNÜ HİZMETİNE VERDİĞİN TÜRK MİLLETİ
İLE BERABER, SENİN HUZURUNDA TAZİM İLE
EĞİLİYORUZ.
BÜTÜN HAYATINDA BİZE RUHUNDAKİ ATEŞTEN
CANLILIK VERDİN. EMİN OL, AZİZ HATIRAN SÖNMEZ
MEŞ'ALE OLARAK RUHLARIMIZI, DAİMA ATEŞLİ VE
UYANIK TUTACAKTIR. 21 KASIM 1938.
CUMHURBAŞKANI
İSMET İNÖNÜ
BU MESAJ ATATÜRK'ÜN DOĞUMUNUN 100.
YILINDA ANITKABİR'E KİTABE OLARAK
YAZILMIŞTIR.

INSCRIPTION OF İNÖNÜ'S MESSAGE
TO THE GREAT TURKISH NATION;
THE MORTAL BODY OF GREAT ATATÜRK HAS BEEN
TAKEN TO HIS PLACE OF REST ON ELABORATE ARMS
OF HIS BELOVED NATION TO THE SERVICE OF WHICH
HE DEVOTED HIMSELF.
IN FACT, HE LAYS DOWN ON HEROIC AND LOYAL CHEST
OF THE TURKISH NATION FULL OF LOVE AND PRIDE
FOR HIM. PEERLESS HERO ATATÜRK, THE FOUNDER
OF OUR STATE, AND THE MOST LOYAL, FAITHFUL
SERVANT OF OUR NATION, THE LOVER AND
DISTINGUISHED FIGURE OF THE IDEAL OF THE MANKIND,
THE FATHERLAND IS MUCH INDEBTED TO YOU.
WE BOW WITH REVERENCE IN YOUR PRESENCE
TOGETHER WITH THE TURKISH NATION TO THE
SERVICE OF WHICH YOU DEVOTED YOURSELF.
YOU RENDERED US VIGOUR FROM THE FIRE IN YOUR SOUL IN
YOUR WHOLE LIFE. BE SURE THAT YOUR BLESSED MEMORY
WILL ALWAYS KEEP OUR SOULS ZEALOUS AND VIGILANT,
AS AN EVER FLAMING TORCH. 21 NOVEMBER 1938.
PRESIDENT
İSMET İNÖNÜ
THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN INSCRIBED ON A
WALL OF THE MAUSOLEUM ON THE OCCASION
OF THE CENTENNIAL OF ATATÜRK'S BIRTH.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 6 Aug 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9276888
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9276888/ismet-in%C3%B6n%C3%BC: accessed ), memorial page for Ismet Inönü (24 Sep 1884–25 Dec 1973), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9276888, citing Anitkabir Mausoleum, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey; Maintained by Find a Grave .