Mahmut Celal Bayar Edit Profile
Educated French school in Bursa, Turkey.
Active politically since 1907. Executive secretary Young Turks (Party of Union and Progress), Izmir, 1908. Participated in uprising resulting in establishment of constitutional form of government in Turkey, 1909.
Deputy from Saruhan to Grand Assembly, and minister of economy, 1920, also acting foreign minister, 1921. Again minister of national economy, 1933. Premier, 1937-1939; co-founder Democratic party, 1946.
President of Turkey since May 1950. Address: Ankara, Turkey.