Historical events Turkish Grand National Assembly opened on 23rd of April,1920 and Atatürk, the great leader of theTurks and the founder of the Turkish Republic wanted the day to be celebrated by all the children around the world.Its the only festival given as a gift to the children of the world. In 1935, Atatürk gave the Turkish women the right to vote and to be elected. In 1928,Atatürk introduced the Latin Alphabet to the Turkish people. The foundation of Turkish Republic on 29th of October, 1923 Turkish War of Independence, 1919-1922
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