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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

1881 - 1938

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, or Mustafa Kemal Pasha until 1921, and Ghazi Mustafa Kemal from 1921 until 1934 (c. 1881 – 10 November 1938) was a Turkish field marshal, revolutionary statesman, author, and the founding father of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first president from 1923 until his death in 1938. He undertook sweeping progressive reforms, which modernized Turkey into a secular, industrializing nation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk has received more than 9,656,786 page views. His biography is available in 193 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 188 in 2019). Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is the 11th most popular politician, the 7th most popular biography from Greece (down from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Greek Politician.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was the founder of the Republic of Turkey. He is most famous for his role in the Turkish War of Independence and his leadership in the establishment of the Republic of Turkey in 1923.

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Among politicians, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 11 out of 15,577Before him are Joseph Stalin, Cleopatra, Vladimir Lenin, Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, and Charlemagne. After him are Vladimir Putin, Suleiman the Magnificent, David, Saladin, Elizabeth I of England, and Jimmy Carter.

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Among people born in 1881, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 2Before him is Pablo Picasso. After him are Alexander Fleming, Pope John XXIII, Stefan Zweig, Béla Bartók, Anna Pavlova, Kliment Voroshilov, Lu Xun, Enver Pasha, Hans Kelsen, and Ludwig von Mises. Among people deceased in 1938, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 1After him are Edmund Husserl, Kanō Jigorō, Georges Méliès, Karel Čapek, Konstantin Stanislavski, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Béla Kun, Nikolai Bukharin, Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, and Charles Édouard Guillaume.

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Among people born in Greece, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 7 out of 936Before him are Aristotle (-384), Plato (-427), Alexander the Great (-356), Socrates (-470), Homer (-800), and Pythagoras (-570). After him are Hippocrates (-460), Sophocles (-497), Democritus (-460), Epicurus (-341), Pericles (-494), and Kösem Sultan (1590).


Among politicians born in Greece, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 1After him are Pericles (-494), Kösem Sultan (1590), Philip II of Macedon (-382), Bayezid II (1447), Demosthenes (-384), Leonidas I (-540), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Cleisthenes (-565), Solon (-638), Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), and Alcibiades (-450).