Lot #178
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Signature

The sought-after ‘Father of the Turks’
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Estimate: $1500+


The sought-after ‘Father of the Turks’

Turkish army officer, statesman, and writer (1881-1938) credited as the founder of the Republic of Turkey. Rare and bold fountain pen signature, "Gazi M. Kemal," on an off-white 6 x 9.5 sheet hand-embellished with a calligraphic title and postage stamp of the Turkish leader. In fine condition. Ataturk was given the title of "Gazi" by the Grand National Assembly following his defeat of the Greeks in the Greco-Turkish War, which secured the independence of Turkey. He soon became the nation's first president and embarked on a series of tremendously influential reforms, producing the modern nation that continues to exist today.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021

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