ISSN: 1011-727X
e-ISSN: 2667-5420

Gürbüz D. Tüfekçi

Keywords: Atatürk, nationalist, Republic of Turkey, Turkish Nation


Atatürk, with the principle of nationalism, wanted to raise awareness of this feeling by creating a sense of national self in the Turkish nation that would keep the Republic of Turkey alive. Thus, a common behavior to the nation aimed to provide unity and unity, the Ottoman Empire Society of the Turkish nation removed from the "Who Am I?"he answered his question. He gave the nation an identity first. Immediately after that, he explained the nature of the nation. Here, he used the heroism shown by the Turks during the Liberation War of the New Turkey and in history as evidence.