A Turkish soldier and statesman who founded modern Turkey in the 1920s, after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. Ataturk believed that Islamic influence (see Islam) in government had held Turkey back, and in response he established a secular government.
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In fact, as Ihrig points out, Mussolini called himself “the Mustafa Kemal of a Milanese Ankara” as he began his own power-grab.
Just two days later, the papers began what can only be described as a love affair with Mustafa Kemal Pasha (later Atatürk).
Opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu told Erdogan to “get into a helicopter and flee abroad or resign.”Does Alleged Corruption Video Spell the End Of Turkey’s Erdogan?|Thomas Seibert|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“If they are having a battle with the [Islamists], why are they attacking the workers,” Kemal asked rhetorically.Once Key Players in the Revolution, Egypt's Workers Stand Down|Jesse Rosenfeld|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
By then, the former Mustafa Kemal had renamed himself Ataturk - and emerged as the ruler and remaker of his country.
The victory of Kemal Pasha has broken the bonds of Asia and she is all astir with life.Freedom Through Disobedience|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
According to a Sunday paper Mustapha Kemal wants as soldiers only those who will die for their belief in his cause.
Recognising the galley of Kemal-Reis, he set sail toward her, and rendered her the most efficient aid.
So the saving of Kemal-Reis, dreaded for reason of his cruelties, was due to the bitter misanthropy of Pog.
The movement headed by Kemal wants to rescue the Caliph's 'sacred' person from the hands of the foe.The New World of Islam|Lothrop Stoddard