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Kemal Ataturk

1881- 1938

Turkish Statesman

Ataturk was born Mustaph Kemal, and studied at the Military Academy at Constantinople. He rose in the Turkish military, becoming one of its highest ranking officers. After the Ottoman defeat in World War I, Ataturk established the provisional government. After leading Turks to a victory over the Greeks in the Crisis of Chanak, he was elected the Turkish Republic's first President. Ataturk instituted extensive reforms in Turkey, creating the modern secular state of Turkey.

Bibliography:

Evans, S. Slow Reapproachment : Britain and Turkey in the Age of Kemal Ataturk, 1918. 1982. Humanities Press Inc.

Kinross, Patrick. Bal Ataturk : A Biography of Mustafa Kemal, Father of Modern Turkey 1992. Quill.

Webster, Donald. Ever The Turkey of Ataturk. Social Process in the Turkish Reformation. 1939. Ams Pr Inc.