Kamran Inan (b. 1929, Hizan, Bitlis Province), Turkish politician, statesman of Kurdish origin, diplomat and scholar. Representative in Parliament from Van and Bitlis numerous times. Graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law, and Ph.D. in Law from University of Geneva. At various times Turkish UN Ambassador, permanent UN representative, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister of State, Senator from Bitlis and member of Foreign Affairs Commission. He has published numerous books on Turkish politics and history,
In 2006, he has returned the Légion d'honneur medal he had received from France due to the French government involvement with Armenian ethnic propaganda activities. He has also received European Parliament Gold Medal and Turkey–EEC Partnership Silver Medal.
^Kemal Kirişci & Gareth M. Winrow, The Kurdish Question and Turkey: An Example of a Trans-State Ethnic Conflict, Routledge, 1997, ISBN 0-7146-4746-2, 144. sayfa: "There were a number of prominent deputies of Kurdish origin in ANAP, some of whom came from influential tribes. Kamran Inan, deputy for Bitlis, had served on several occasions as a Cabinet Minister".
^Chibli Mallat, Water in the Middle East: Legal, Political and Commercial Implications, I. B. Tauris, 1995, ISBN 1-85043-645-2, 208. sayfa: "Kamran Inan is a senior Kurdish official in the Turkish government".