By Andrew Mango

In this significant new biography of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and the 1st to seem in English according to Turkish resources, Andrew Mango strips away the parable, to teach the complexities of 1 of the main visionary, influential, and enigmatic statesmen of the centur

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was once almost unknown until eventually 1919, whilst he took the lead in thwarting the triumphant Allies' plan to partition the Turkish middle of the Ottoman Empire. He divided the Allies, defeated the final Sultan, and secured the territory of the Turkish nationwide country, turning into the 1st president of the recent republic in 1923, quickly developing his personal legend.

Andrew Mango's revealing portrait of Atatürk throws mild on concerns of serious value today-resurgent nationalism, spiritual fundamentalism, and the truth of democracy.

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