Proclamation of the Turkish Republic

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Istanbul skyline with Hagia Sophia. 1917 photograph, made available by Europeana Collections.

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Detail of a flag showing the crescent moon, the star and Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on the gate of Ortakö...

“My people are going to learn the principles of democracy the dictates of truth and the teachings of science. Superstition must go. Let them worship as they will, every man can follow his own conscience provided it does not interfere with sane reason or bid him act against the liberty of his fellow men.”

― Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, first president of the Turkish Republic.

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Atatürk, Founder of the Turkish Republic | Early History of Modern Turkey | Biography Documentary

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Sen Atatürk'sün, Senin Elin Kanar mı? | Ahmet Naç | TEDxIstanbul
Atatürk, Founder of the Turkish Republic | Early History of Modern Turkey | Biography Documentary



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