Mustafa Kemal

Mustafa Kemal in Asia

Mustafa Kemal History

Founder of the modern Turkish republic and President from 1923-1938. Played a key military role in opposing the Treaty of Sevres, and changed some of the terms. He encouraged the westernisation of Turkey, and became known as Ataturk – Father of the Turks. Ruled in an autocratic, high-handed way

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