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 Kemal Ataturk, il padre della fu Turchia moderna.
12.05.2012 [Globe and Mail] - At the time, he was in Ankara, and visited the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, “founder of the Turkish nation.” Canada's Maple Leaf flag flies atop a clock tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa . -
10.05.2012 [Reuters] - Writing in the secularist Cumhuriyet newspaper at the end of April, Coskun retold the ancient Greek story with a twist by naming the tame dog "Pasha", the honorary Ottoman title given to generals and to secular state founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
09.05.2012 [World Politics Review] - From the outset of Kemal Ataturk's state-building project, citizenship in Turkey meant being Turkish -- that is, committed to the Turkish language, culture and identity. Early Turkish state-building also focused on modernizing and secularizing the
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.
08.05.2012 [Fair Observer] - After a brutal war for independence from Western WWI victors, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk led a group of military officers who successfully instituted secular and western reforms, including the restriction of Islam in the public sphere.
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 Kemal Ataturk's 1938 death -- can be gauged, notably, via the findings from a lengthy US Commission on
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 Kemal Ataturk, while Australian Ambassador Virginia