19 Mayıs Atatürk’ü Anma, Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı İngilizcesi
İngilizce 19 Mayıs
19 Mayısın ingilizce anlatımı
The Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, or simply Atatürk Commemoration (Atatürk’ü Anma) or Youth
and Sports Day (Gençlik ve Spor Bayramı), is an annual Turkish national holiday celebrated on May 19 to memorialize the start of the Turkish War of Independence. May 19, 1919 is the day Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, then Mustafa Kemal, who would become independent Turkey’s first president, landed on the main peninsula of Turkey to begin leadership of the liberation effort. In early 1920, Kemal convened the first Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara, and by 1922 all of Anatolia was freed from foreign rule. The independent Republic of Turkey was declared a year later.
During the course of his term as president, Atatürk himself proclaimed May 19 as “Youth and Sports Day.” In the aftermath of Atatürk monumental legacy (a personality cult developed after his early death, see Kemal Atatürk Legacy for more details) the day serves to honor the country’s founder