Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

1881 - 1938

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Kemal Atatürk (or alternatively written as Kamâl Atatürk, Mustafa Kemal Pasha until 1934, commonly referred to as Mustafa Kemal Atatürk; circa 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, industrial nation. Ideologically a secularist and nationalist, his policies and theories became known as Kemalism. Due to his military and political accomplishments, Atatürk is regarded as one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century.Atatürk came to prominence for his role in securing the Ottoman Turkish victory at the Battle of Gallipoli (1915) during World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk has received more than 5,672,198 page views. His biography is available in 186 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 10 out of 14,801Before him are Donald Trump, Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, Augustus, and Vladimir Lenin. After him are Charlemagne, Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, Saladin, Tutankhamun, and Cleopatra.

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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, Enver Pasha, Alexander Kerensky, Lu Xun, Ludwig von Mises, and Kliment Voroshilov. Among people deceased in 1938, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 1After him are Edmund Husserl, Georges Méliès, Karel Čapek, Konstantin Stanislavski, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Béla Kun, Nikolai Bukharin, Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, and Robert Johnson.

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Among people born in Greece, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 6 out of 698Before him are Alexander the Great (-356), Plato (-427), Aristotle (-384), Socrates (-470), and Pythagoras (-570). After him are Hippocrates (-460), Epicurus (-341), Sophocles (-497), Spartacus (-109), Pericles (-494), and El Greco (1541).


Among politicians born in Greece, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ranks 1After him are Pericles (-494), Philip II of Macedon (-382), Kösem Sultan (1590), Bayezid II (1447), Demosthenes (-384), Leonidas I (-540), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Cleisthenes (-565), Alcibiades (-450), Solon (-638), and Xanthippe (-500).

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