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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk changed the Turkish script to a western (Latin) script (probably from some Mongolian or could be Chinese based script ) the literacy rate dropped to 0% for a brief period and then it rose to almost 100%. 304 more words

A Short Story

Ataturk Bir Kutsal Erildi

Bu topraklarda Turk Kadini olarak oy kullanabiliyor, sayimiz az da olsa meclise girebiliyor, is yasaminda calisabiliyor, evlendikten sonra vazgecip bosanabiliyor ve yeniden resmi nikah ile evlenebiliyorsak, hayallerimizi adimlara donusturebiliyorsak, yurtici ve yurtdisina acilabiliyorsak, aile ve kulturumuzun elverdigi olcude gezebiliyorsak O’nun sayesindedir. 303 more words

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What It Takes To Be an Outstanding Leader: Kemal Atatürk

Books on leadership abound in political science literature. However, I am not going to delve into those murky waters; instead, on this day of the 77th anniversary of his death, I will briefly explain, in appreciation for what he carved out of a devastated empire, why Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was a truly remarkable leader and a statesman that has been revered by many politicians and statesmen in the world. 446 more words


Words of the Week 43/2015 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Words of the Week 43/2015

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; (19 May 1881 (conventional) – 10 November 1938) was a Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and the first President of Turkey. 188 more words


A trip to Ulus and a breif looking to historical background of Ankara

Ulus was the only living place when Ankara became center of the Independence War of Turks and then capital city of Turkish Republic. In that times, Ulus was a village like place which was not providing conditions of a capital city even in minimum levels. 285 more words


One Cool Artsy Hat

On November 25, 1925, the parliament of Turkey passed a law prohibiting citizens of that country from wearing a fez in a public space. The widely worn rimless hat had been an important part of the culture for nearly one hundred years, initially stemming from an 1829 decree by Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II that all civil officials and military personnel were required to update their headwear to the fez. 553 more words