Statesman (b. 18 February 1928, Bitlis – d. 23 November 2015). He is a graduate of Ankara University, Faculty of Law (1951) and Geneva University, Faculty of Political Science (1953). His PhD thesis was İnsanlığa Karşı İşlenmiş Cürümler (Crimes Committed Against Humanity, not published). He had on various duties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he began to work in 1955. He was elected as the Senator of Bitlis between 1973-1979 for the Justice Party, and parliamentary deputy for Bitlis in 1984 for the Nationalist Democracy Party. He became the President of the Republic Senate Foreign Affairs Commission, President of the Turkish-European Economic Council Commission and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (1977-1983).
He switched to the Motherland Party in 1987 and became the Minister of State in 1991 by being elected to parliament within this party in 1987. He was elected the Bitlis deputy in 1991 and 1995, and the Muş deputy in 1999 for the same party. He has received the European Golden Medal and the Turkish-European Economic Council Partnership Silver Medal. A lot of his articles regarding foreign policy, defense and education have been published in many magazines and newspapers.
Dünden Düşünceler (Thoughts from Yesterday, 1981), Devlet İdaresi, Dış Politika, Siyasetin İçinden, Hayır Diyebilen Türkiye, Olaylar ve Düşünceler (Administration of State, Foreign Policy, From Inside Politics, Turkey that Can Say No, Events and Thoughts; articles, interviews, 1999), Cenevre Yılları [Öncesi 1980 Sonrası] Years of Geneva [Before and After 1980], Türkiye Gerçeği, Siyaset Yılları (The Reality of Turkey, Years of Politics, memoir, 2003).
REFERENCE: Kâmran İnan / Siyaset Yılları (2003), Kâmran İnan (Zaman gazetesi, 2.6.2003), KAYNAK: İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, 2007), Eski Bakan Kamran İnan hayatını kaybetti (gazetevatan.com, 23 Kasım 2015), Kâmran İnan (enerji.gov.tr, erişim: 20.02.2016).