Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (19 May 1881 (Conventional) – 10 November 1938) was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey. His surname, Atatürk (meaning "Father of the Turks"), was granted to him (and forbidden to any other person) in 1934 by the Turkish parliament.
14.05.2012 [L'Indipendenza] - Evidentemente Monti ignora o non conosce la storia turca e non sa, ma non è credibile, che la Turchia di Erdogan non è più quella occidentale ereditata nel 1920 dalle riforme di KemalAtaturk, il padre della fu Turchia moderna.
13.05.2012 [Pakistan Daily Times] - The other example is that of Ottoman Turkey — the 'sick man' of Europe — that was transformed first by young Turks and then KemalAtaturk's leadership into a great modern republic within a few decades. It is entirely up to us which course we take.
12.05.2012 [Globe and Mail] - At the time, he was in Ankara, and visited the mausoleum of Mustafa KemalAtaturk, “founder of the Turkish nation.” Canada's Maple Leaf flag flies atop a clock tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa . -
11.05.2012 [Peace FM Online] - Here, I am reflecting on people like Woodrow Wilson, Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi, Jawarhalal Nehru, Abraham Lincoln, Disraeli, Franklin Roosevelt, KemalAtaturk, Mikhail Gorbachev, Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher. We may also include other leaders
Io non mi aspetto che voi attacchiate. Io vi ordino di morire. E nel tempo che passerà prima di morire, altre truppe ed altri comandanti verranno avanti e prenderanno il nostro posto. Gallipoli, 25 aprile 1915,. Citato in Edward J. Erickson, Ordered to die. A history of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, pag. xv
Men, I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die. In the time that it takes us to die, other forces and commanders can come and take our place. - Orders to the 57th Infantry Regiment, at the Battle of Gallipoli (25 April 1915); as quoted in Studies in Battle Command by Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, p. 89; also quoted in Turkey (2007) by Verity Campbell, p. 188 - Variant translation: I am not ordering you to fight, I am ordering you to die.
01.05.2012 [The Associated Press] - Mustafa KemalAtaturk, Turkey's founder, rejected the legacy of the Ottomans and their Islamic precepts, deeming them backward and imposing a secular, Western-oriented outlook that remains the subject of national debate today.
29.04.2012 [Al-Arabiya] - The Turkish Alawites have generally voted for the main opposition party, Republican People's Party, the party founded by Mustafa KemalAtaturk, and do not seem to be wavering in their stubborn opposition to Erdogan. Still, the Turkish Alawites cannot
28.04.2012 [American Thinker] - Their collective movement's "success" -- the apotheosis of an Islamic fundamentalist revival fully evident within a decade of secular autocrat KemalAtaturk's 1938 death -- can be gauged, notably, via the findings from a lengthy US Commission on
01.05.2012 [Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine] - The secularist Republican People's Party (CHP) wants to keep explicit references to modern Turkey's founder, Mustafa KemalAtaturk, and his secular legacy in the constitution, a demand opposed by many in Mr Erdogan's religiously conservative AKP.
25.04.2012 [I Love Chile News] - New Zealand ambassador Rosemary Paterson read from the recollections of her own grandfather about the fighting in Gallipoli, while Turkish Ambassador Hayati Güven read from the words of Mustafa KemalAtaturk, while Australian Ambassador Virginia
18.04.2012 [The Voice of Russia] - ... Collins (one of the principal organizers of the Irish Republican Army and leader of the Irish War of Independence at the beginning of the twentieth century), Napoleon Bonaparte, Erwin Rommel, and the father of modern Turkey, Mustafa KemalAtaturk.