Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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  • Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Essay

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    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (March 12, 1881 - November 10, 1938), Turkish soldier and statesman, was the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey. He was born in the Ottoman city of Selânik (now Thessaloniki in Greece), where his birthplace is the Turkish Consulate and is also preserved as a museum. In accordance with the then prevalent Turkish custom, he was given the single name Mustafa. His father, Ali Riza (Efendi) was a customs officer who died when Mustafa was a child, his mother was

  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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    INTRODUCTION Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was the first president of the republic of Turkey. He was known to be a remarkable leader, reformer and a hero (Atillasoy, 2013). His great leadership display in the military led to reformation and nation building (Byrne, 2003). The purpose of this report is to embrace a balanced view on the life and work of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk including his strengths and weaknesses. In so doing, I will be touching on Mustafa Kemal Ataturk life, weaknesses, leadership characteristics

  • A Free Democratic Environment : The Farmer 's Wife By Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

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    working in the fields, keeping the household and raising the children! Eligible for Education? Negative! Is that ethical? Are those “rights” considered to be women rights? Would this occur in a free democratic environment? Definitely not! Mustafa Kemal Atatürk did not accept this old fashioned Islamic mindset, which was still dictated by the Ottoman Empire. He had the idea to lead Turkey into a democratic, independent future, because he was a visionary and ethical leader he took action. Visionary

  • Ataturk Essay

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    Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is known as a very important idealist in Turkey, which had become an idol for Turks. One of the most important reasons he was that crucial for Turkey was that him being a nationalist founder and leader, and the first president of the Turkish Republic. Ataturk was born in Salonika (then known as the Ottoman Empire), in 1881. The real truth is that, Ataturk, still being at his young ages, started to think about making reforms for his country and society, and eventually had reached

  • Secularity Governance in Turkey

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    Eastern control. Unfortunately, the Ottoman Empire began slowly declining for several centuries, finally bringing the fall of the empire and thus establishing the Turkish Republic in 1923. This modern nation-state was forged by the reforms of Mustafa Kemal. Kemal sought to impose a secular— rather, laïcité, democratic system, in a predominantly Islamic nation; this began Turkey’s course toward progression and modernization. “My people are going to learn the principles of democracy the dictates of truth

  • Essay About Ataturk

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    Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is known as a very important idealist in Turkey, which had become an idol for Turks. One of the most important reasons he was that crucial for Turkey was that him being a nationalist founder and leader, and the first president of the Turkish Republic. Ataturk was born in Salonika (then known as the Ottoman Empire), in 1881 (Reed 577). According to Gawrych, “The Great War, nonetheless, ended in military defeat for Turkey and the severance of the Arab provinces from the Ottoman

  • Modernization Process in Turkey& Afghanistan • Introduction: Modernization theory is a

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    in Turkey& Afghanistan • Introduction: Modernization theory is a unilinear process in which stated that every society goes through the same process of modernization (Smelser, 1988, p.2). The idea of modernization came in Turkey while Mustafa Kemal Atatürk came into power after the world war one by defeating Ottoman Empire through Young Turks. Ottoman Empire was ruling Turkey for more than five decades; at first they were ruling Turkey through absolute monarchy latter they change it to constitutional

  • What Was The Impact Of Ataturk

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    changed their country and their society as completely as did Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. What is more, he managed to revolutionalise Turkish society in only nineteen years. In the growing Muslim fundamentalist camp today, his entire career and most of his works would be regarded as a betrayal of a holy cause. Secularized, westernized nationalists would defend even his often brutal authoritarianism as necessary and just. Certainly, it was Ataturk who deserves credit for transforming the Western image of his

  • Mustafa Kemal and the Battle of Gallipoli Essays

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    with the Allies landing at the predicted locations. In contrast to General Pasha, Mustafa Kemal valued all input from his staff, subordinate commanders, and Soldiers to achieve a holistic approach to understanding the situational environment. Before the war ended, nearly every top Turkish military official had personally interacted with Mustafa Kemal in Gallipoli. By interacting with his staff and subordinates, Kemal maintained accurate running estimate reports which he could validate in a real context

  • Analysis of Politics in The Republic of Turkey

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    People’s Party (CHP – Cumhuriyet Halk Fırkası/Partisi). In his former research Demirel had given a large place to political disputes in the Turkish parliament by highlighting the actions of the fraction opposed to the group under the guidance of Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk). The scope of his research has changed, since the parliaments he deals with were composed nearly exclusively by deputies of the single party, giving way to what Mete Tunçay has called an “unanimous democracy” (24). Nevertheless, the book

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