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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–1938)

Mustafa was born in 1881 in Salonica, then an Ottoman Turkish city, in modern day Greece. His father, Ali Riza, a customs official-turned-lumber merchant, died when Mustafa was still a boy. His mother, Zubeyde, a devout and strong-willed woman, raised him and his younger sister by herself. First enrolled in a traditional Islamic religious school, ... See full bio »


(age 57) in Istanbul, Turkey

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 2014 Apocalypse: World War I (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Peur (2014) ... Himself (as Mustapha Kemal)
 2008 Mustafa (Documentary)
 2003 The First World War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Jihad (2003) ... Himself
 1999 Atatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey (Documentary)
 1993 Sari zeybek (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Demirkirat: Bir Demokrasinin Dogusu (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Sef (1991) ... Himself
 1964 Mountains Covered in Smoke
Himself (uncredited)
 1959 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- The Incredible Turk (1959) ... Himself
 1951 Kore'de Türk süngüsü
Himself (uncredited)
 1938 Turkey Mourns Kemal Ataturk (Short)

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women. See more »


On November 10, all Turkish flags are at half-mast, as Ataturk died on that day. See more »


The massive reforms he enacted during his tenure as President of Turkey See more »


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