May 19, 2011

New Atatürk Memorabilia on Display at Istanbul's Rahmi M. Koç Museum

The Rahmi M. Koç Museum in Istanbul has added new displays to its section featuring objects related to the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.


The addition was made to coincide with the May 19 Youth and Sports Day, which marks the date in 1919 when Atatürk launched the struggle for national independence.

As well as photos that have never before been revealed and March 1923 and February 1927 issues of TIME magazine featuring Atatürk on the cover, objects from Atatürk’s office, his personal belongings and clothing are among the new objects added to the section.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: New Atatürk Memorabilia on Display at Istanbul's Rahmi M. Koç Museum

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