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Turkey

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Turkish War of Independence (1919–22), following the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, was led and won by Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) on behalf of the Grand National Assembly which first met in Ankara on 23 April 1920. On 20 Jan. 1921 the Grand National Assembly voted a constitution which declared that all sovereignty belonged to the people and vested all power, both executive and legislative, in the Grand National Assembly. The name ‘Ottoman Empire’ was later replaced by ‘Turkey’. On 1 Nov. 1922 the Grand National Assembly abolished the office of Sultan and Turkey became a republic on 29 Oct. 1923.

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1974

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  • John Paxton

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