Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, died in November 10, 1938; his body was put into the Ethnography Museum in November 21, 1938. To acquire a monumental status of love of Turkish people to him, Anıtkabir’s foundation was laid in 1944. It was completed in 1953 after 9 years of work. Atatürk was brought to his eternal resting place in November 10, 1953 after the 15th year of his death. Anıtkabir which was surrounded by Barış Park, has been decorated with sculptures, reliefs and ornaments created by the most outstanding artists of Turkey.