Macedonian Turks

Grandson of citizen featured in iconic photo with Ataturk assumes mayorship

In a landmark win for the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), Mehmet Erdem Ural has led the party to victory in the northern province of Tokat's Turhal district after 35 years.

But Ural is distinguished not only for his electoral success but also for his familial ties to a historic moment with modern Türkiye's founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

İnönü remembered on 50th anniversary of his passing

In a commemorative ceremony in the capital Ankara yesterday, attendees gathered to pay tribute to İsmet İnönü, one of the esteemed founders of the Turkish Republic and its second president, on the 50th anniversary of his passing.

The commemorative event took place at Anıtkabir, the grounds also housing the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

Ataturk and the City in North Macedonia that Helped Form Him

In Ankara, it is the building of the first parliament in which the Grand National Assembly of Turkey was founded on April 23, 1920. Today, it serves as the War of Independence Museum. A visit to Anitkabir, where the Ataturk mausoleum is located, is a must when visiting the Turkish capital.

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