List of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's awards

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This is a comprehensive list of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's awards, (1881 - 10 November 1938), who was an army officer, revolutionary statesman, and founder of the Republic of Turkey as well as its first President.

Orders, decorations and medals[edit]

Name Decorator Reason Metal Date
Medjidie Order, 5th class Abdul Hamid II Distinguished service as a staff captain in Damaskus Silver December 25, 1906
Osminieh Order, 4th class Mehmed V Achievements during the Battle of Benghazi he participated volunteerly Silver November 6, 1912
Légion d'honneur France Achievements as Yarbay (Lieutenant Colonel) at the Operations Command of the Mediterranean Regular Forces March 11, 1914
Osminieh Order, 3rd class Mehmed V Achievements during the building of the 19th Division in Tekirdağ he commanded volunteerly Silver February 1, 1915
Order of Saint Alexander (3rd Class/Commander) King Ferdinand of Bulgaria Achievements during the Battle of Gallipoli March 23, 1915
Imtiyaz Medal in Silver Mehmed V Achievements during command of the 19th Division of 5th Army Silver April 30, 1915
Liakat Medal (Medal of Merit) Mehmed V Achievements during the Battle of Gallipoli Silver September 1, 1915
Iron Cross William II Achievements during the Battle of Gallipoli Iron December 28, 1915
Liakat Medal (Medal of Merit) Mehmed V Achievements during the Battle of Sari Bair Gold January 17, 1916
Osminieh Order, 2nd class Mehmed V Achievements during the Caucasus Campaign Silver February 1, 1916[citation needed]
Military Merit Medal Austria-Hungary Achievements during the World War I July 27, 1916
Military Merit Cross, 3rd class Austria-Hungary Achievements during the World War I July 27, 1916
Medjidie Order, 2nd class Mehmed V Achievements during command of the XVIth Corps of the 2nd Army at the Caucasus Campaign Gold Center December 12, 1916
Iron Cross 1st Class German Empire Achievements during the World War I Iron September 9, 1917
Iron Cross 2nd Class German Empire Achievements during the World War I Iron September 9, 1917
Military Merit Medal, 2nd class Austria-Hungary Achievements during the World War I September 9, 1917
Imtiyaz Medal in Gold Mehmed V Achievements during the Caucasus Campaign Gold September 23, 1917
Medjidie Order, 1st class Mehmed V Achievements during the World War I Gold center December 16, 1917
Order of the Crown of Prussia, 1st class William II, German Emperor King of Prussia Achievements during the World War I February 19, 1918
War Medal Mehmed VI World War I veteran Silver May 11, 1918
Aliyülala Order Amanullah Shah, King of Afghanistan Gold center March 27, 1923
Turkish Medal of Independence Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) Accomplishments during the War of Independence Bronze November 21, 1923
Murassa Order Turkish Aeronautical Association Establishment of TAA Platinum May 20, 1925
Sadakat Silver Hizmet Salibi Silver November 12, 1931

Ribbons, Lapel pins[edit]

Name Date
Remembrance of Monument of Victory 1927
4th Congress of the Allied Agencies 1929
Remembrance on the occasion of the visit of Shah of Iran to Turkey 1934
First Army Aug 20, 1937
Second Army Oct 13, 1937
City of Ankara Lapel pin Dec 27, 1937
TBMM Lapel pin

Resources[edit]

  1. Turkish Armed Forces Anıtkabir pages