Who is known as the “father” of the country whose national drink is a strong alcoholic beverage made from pomace?
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was a Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and founder of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first President from 1923 until his death in 1938.
Born: 19 May 1881, Thessaloniki, Greece
Died: 10 November 1938, Dolmabahçe Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
Education: Ottoman Military College (1902–1905), more
Books: Nutuk, Geometry, more
Awards: Medal of Independence, Iron Cross, Gallipoli Star, Liakat Medal, Imtiyaz Medal, Military Merit Medal, Military Merit Cross