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Atatürk And Turkey From An English Diplomat’s View (1933-1939)
Sir Percy Loraine was an assignment to the Embassy in Ankara, with the rank of Ambassador, which he took up at the end of 1933. His mission lasted till May 1939. Mentioned diplomat, during his mission carefully observed internal and external events of Turkey and informed the Foreign Ministry of United Kingdom and thus contrıbuted to the development of Turkısh and England Relatıons.He also had good relations with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk who founder of the Turkish Republic and its first president. He filled with admiration for Atatürk’s personality and his Turkish Revolution. As a one of the English diplomat Loraine, continued to do various speeches and writing articles about Atatürk and Turkish Republic, after his mission ended in Ankara. Loraine, has been opposite of the various accusation against Atatürk, especially “dictatorship” and “anti-religion” issues. Because of this, he made a lot of correspond with statesman and author also with some formal association about Atatürk. In our study, Sir Percy Loraine’s autobiography and his opinion about Atatürk and Turkey will be expressed to take advantage of English archives documents.

Sir Percy Loraine, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Turkey, England, Turkish Revolution.

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