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Kemal Atatürk

Ke·mal At·a·türk

 (kə-mäl′ ăt′ə-tûrk′, kĕ-mäl′ ä-tä-türk′) Originally Mustafa Kemal. 1881-1938.
Turkish national leader and founder of modern Turkey. In 1919 he organized the Turkish Nationalist Party and established a rival government to the Ottoman sultan. After a civil war he served as president of the Turkish Republic (1923-1938).

Kemal Atatürk

(kɛˈmɑːl ˈætəˌtɜːk)
(Biography) See Atatürk
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Keˈmalist n, adj

Ke•mal A•ta•türk

(kəˈmɑl ˈæt əˌtɜrk, ˈɑ tə-)
(Mustafa Kemal) ( “Kemal Pasha” ) 1881–1938, Turkish general: president of Turkey 1923–38.
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It also highlighted the importance of the Kemal Ataturk National College in Medgidia, a symbol of excellent bilateral relations.
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ISLAMABAD -- The newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey, Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, along with his spouse and children and officers of Pakistan Embassy, their families and students of Pakistan Embassy School, Wednesday visited the Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk to pay homage to Turkey's first president and the great leader of its war of independence.
The move is just one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's education reforms, which also include removing Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (Turkey's founding president) from history classes and an increased emphasis on studying Muslim scientists.
It is a matter of great shame that a great legacy established by a global leader like Kemal Ataturk is being slowly destroyed under the dictatorial leadership of President Erdogan.
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That coup, as did the recent one, failed because it was not supported by the whole of the military, which has in the past been the arbiter of justice and usually takes over when it can see that the principles of the founder of modern Turkey, Kemal Ataturk, are being abused.
Two months ahead of the Istanbul attack Omar Vadinov reportedly crossed the Turkish border and visited the Kemal Ataturk airport several times to plan the attack.
In the November 1 general elections, the CHP, the party of modern Turkey's secular founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, garnered just 25 percent of the vote compared to 49 percent for Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP), which won back the parliamentary majority it had lost five months earlier.
Situated close to Ataturk Museum and Bursa Grand Mosque, Grand Swiss-Belhotel Celik Palace Hotel was constructed upon request of Turkey's first President, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and was privatised in 2007.
No cases of unauthorized seizure of land in the park named after Kemal Ataturk, except in certain cases, were registered, mayor of the city Kubanichbek Kulmatov said at a press conference on March 10.