Republic of Turkey is 94 years old

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - Read: 2103
Republic of Turkey is 94 years old

29th October is a very special day in the calendar of Turkey. 29th October is the Republic Day of Turkey or (29 Ekim Cumhuriyet Bayramı ). The day marks the anniversary of the proclamation of the Turkish Republic when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was named as its first leader.

On 28th October, 1923, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk announced that the Turkish Republic would be proclaimed the following day and this day is also part of the Republic Day commemorations.


(This picture is the cover of world-renowned TIME MAGAZINE published after the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey -1923)