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

Cemal Enginsoy

Keywords: Ataturk, Leadership, Realism


The Great Leader of the Turkish War of Independence, the first nationally successful independence movement of our time, Gazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha (Ataturk) is undoubtedly a great leader, national and universal. I am happy that I am not alone in this assessment. Because; many authorities share this view. For example; The well-known British historian Lord Kinross expresses his belief in Atatürk with the following definitive statement: "... I have no doubt that Kemal Atatürk is one of the greatest men of our time ..?" . American scientist known for his views on Turkey and Atatürk Professor Dr. The Dankwart Rustow defines Atatürk's size as follows: "Michael's starring role in the transformation of the Ottoman Empire to the Republic of Turkey ... Weber by (Max Weber) with a term, many times are of the type known as charisma tics. A charismatic The leader is a person who surpasses normal human values ​​in the eyes of his viewers and is capable of creating miracles for their benefit ... Kemal's greatness lies in his triad success, as the advocate of his country, the founder of the Republic and a well-established reformer.