HFM 013 | Ataturk’s Legacy: If One Person Were as Influential as Jefferson, Washington, and Franklin Combined

May 14, 2013

History, Podcast

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938)

In this  episode of the History in Five Minutes Podcast, we look at the larger-than-life figure of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Overstating his role in the formation of Turkey is impossible, as is avoiding pictures of him in the country. What did he do to make such an indelible mark on history?

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About Michael Rank

Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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