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İsmet İnönü
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2nd President of Turkey
In office
11 November 1938 – 27 May 1950
Prime Minister Celal Bayar
Refik Saydam
Ahmet Fikri Tüzer
Şükrü Saracoğlu
Recep Peker
Hasan Saka
Şemsettin Günaltay
Preceded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Succeeded by Celal Bayar
1st Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
20 November 1961 – 20 February 1965
President Cemal Gürsel
Preceded by Emin Fahrettin Özdilek
Succeeded by Suat Hayri Ürgüplü
In office
4 March 1925 – 25 October 1937
President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Preceded by Ali Fethi Okyar
Succeeded by Celal Bayar
In office
30 October 1923 – 22 November 1924
President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Preceded by Ali Fethi Okyar (as Prime Minister of the Government of the Grand National Assembly)
Succeeded by Ali Fethi Okyar
2nd Leader of the Republican People's Party
In office
10 November 1938 – 8 May 1972
Preceded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Succeeded by Bülent Ecevit
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
In office
20 May 1920 – 3 August 1921
Preceded by Office established
Succeeded by Fevzi Çakmak
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey
In office
26 October 1922 – 21 November 1924
Prime Minister Rauf Orbay
Ali Fethi Okyar
Preceded by Yusuf Kemal Tengirşenk
Succeeded by Şükrü Kaya
Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
15 October 1961 – 20 November 1972
Constituency Malatya (1961, 1965, 1969)
In office
14 May 1950 – 27 May 1960
Constituency Malatya (1950, 1954, 1957)
In office
28 June 1923 – 10 November 1938
Constituency Edirne (1923, 1927, 1931, 1935)
Personal details
Born
Mustafa İsmet

(1884-09-24)24 September 1884
İzmir, Aidin Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died 25 December 1973(1973-12-25) (aged 89)
Ankara, Turkey
Cause of death Heart attack
Resting place Anıtkabir, Ankara
Nationality Turkish
Political party Republican People's Party
Spouse(s) Mevhibe İnönü
Children 4, including Erdal İnönü
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Military service
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire (1903–1920)
 Turkey (1920–1926)
Branch/service  Turkey Army
Rank Orgeneral
Battles/wars World War I
Turkish War of Independence

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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