EVENTS IN ATATURK’S LIFE IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
Mustafa born in Salonika (Thessaloniki).
Mustafa enters the Military Preparatory School in Salonika and is given the second name “Kemal” by his teacher.
Mustafa Kemal enters the Military High School at Manastir.
Mustafa Kemal enters the infantry class of the Military Academy in Istanbul.
Mustafa Kemal graduates from the Military Academy and goes on to the General Staff College.
Mustafa Kemal graduates from the General Staff College with the rank of Staff Captain and is posted to the Fifth Army, based in Damascus.
Mustafa Kemal and his friends from the secret society “Fatherland and Freedom” in Damascus.
Mustafa Kemal transferred to Third Army and goes to Salonika.
Mustafa Kemal transferred to General Staff in Istanbul.
Mustafa Kemal successfully leads the Tobruk offensive in Libya.
Mustafa Kemal appointed Director of Operations, Mediterranean Straits Special Forces.
Mustafa Kemal appointed Military Attaché in Sofia.
Allies land at Ariburnu (Gallipoli) and Mustafa Kemal stops their progress with his division.
Mustafa Kemal appointed Commander of Anafartalar Group.
Mustafa Kemal promoted to Brigadier-General.
Mustafa Kemal takes Bitlis and Mus back from the enemy.
Mustafa Kemal becomes Commander of Lightning Group of Armies.
Mustafa Kemal appointed Inspector of 9th Army based in Erzurum with wide powers.
Mustafa Kemal leaves Istanbul.
Mustafa Kemal lands in Samsun. This date was recorded as the start of War of Independence.
Mustafa Kemal resigns from the post of Inspector of 3rd Army and from the army.
Mustafa Kemal elected Chairman of Erzurum Congress.
Mustafa Kemal elected Chairman of Sivas Congress.
Mustafa Kemal arrives in Ankara with the Executive Committee.
Mustafa Kemal opens the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara.
Mustafa Kemal is condemned to death by the government in Istanbul.
Mustafa Kemal appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Army by the Grand National Assembly.
The battle of Sakarya begins with Turkish troops led by Mustafa Kemal.
The Grand National Assembly gives Mustafa Kemal the rank of Marshal and the title Gazi.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal begins to lead the Great Offensive from the hill of Kocatepe.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha wins the battle of Dumlupinar.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal enters Izmir.
The Grand National Assembly accepts Gazi Mustafa Kemal’s proposal to abolish the Sultanate.
Mustafa Kemal’s mother Zübeyde Hanim dies in Izmir.
Proclamation of the Turkish Republic and Gazi Mustafa Kemal is elected as the first President.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal wears a hat for the first time at Sarayburnu in Istanbul.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal speaks at Sarayburnu on the new Turkish Alphabet.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal founds the Turkish Historical Society.
Gazi Mustafa Kemal founds the Turkish Linguistic Society.
The Grand National Assembly passes a law granting Gazi Mustafa Kemal the surname “Atatürk”.
Atatürk dies at 09:05 in Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul