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Atatürk, Kemal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAtatürk, KemalKemal AtatürkAt‧a‧türk, Ke‧mal /ˈætətɜːk $ -tɜːrk, keˈmɑːl/  (1881–1938) a Turkish politician and army officer who established the modern state of Turkey and became its first president in 1923. He made many changes to make Turkey a more western country, for example by giving women the vote and changing the writing system so that it used the Roman alphabet instead of Arabic letters.
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