Kemal Ataturk Quotes

One day we might find ourselves making an alliance with the Greeks.

 
Context
Turkey had just defeated a Greek invading army with bitter atrocities on both sides. The two countries were bitter enemies. His colleagues thought Ataturk had lost is sense of reality to even suggest such a thing. 50 years later Greece and Turkey were both in NATO.
Kemal Ataturk
Kemal Ataturk
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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was a Turkish field marshal (Mareşal), revolutionary statesman, author, and founder of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first President from 1923 until his death in 1938. Ideologically a secularist and nationalist, his policies and theories became known as Kemalism.

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