ATATURK

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, is shown in 1937. Ataturk, who died in 1938, is revered by Turks for his military and diplomatic victories that established Turkey as a republic. (AP Photo)

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ataturk, the revered founder of the Republic of Turkey, was 42 when he became the country's first president in 1923. The revolutionary leader's last name means "Father of the Turks."

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