Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938)
Founder and First President of the Republic of Turkey
The two capitals, Ankara and Washington DC, became sister cities in October 2011.
Erected by the Ataturk Society of America on public space generously granted by the District of Columbia, this statue was dedicated on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, October 29, 2013.
Location. 38° 54.695′ N, 77° 3.049′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 23rd Street Northwest south of Sheridan Circle Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2306 Sheridan Circle Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gilded Age (a few steps from this marker); Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni K. Moffitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Philip H. Sheridan (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Philip Jaisohn, 1864-1951
Also see . . . A Defining Statue of Ataturk. Posted by Bulent Atalay, National Geographic Books (Submitted on December 4, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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