Father of the Turks


Anıtkabir is the site of the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence, and the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. It is located in the Anittepe district of the capital city of Ankara. His grave is adorned with brass vases which are filled with soil brought from every province. The nation comes to a halt to honor him each year on the November tenth anniversary of his death. (ataturktoday) / 10 Kasım'da Anıtkabir ANKARA (2007)

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