Atatürk House

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Atatürk House

Hacıvelioğlu Mansion is the mansion where Mustafa kemal Paşa stayed in Şuhut before the Great Attack. The mansion, which was built by Şuhutlu Hacı Veli in 1896-1897, was built on an area of ​​approximately 560 square meters. Mansion, XX. Century has civilian architectural features, but its main importance is that it was used as a headquarters by Mustafa Kemal Pasha before the Great Offensive. The two-storey masonry building is located on the corner of two streets and has a garden on the back. There are a total of four gates, one in the south (rear façade), one in the north and two in the west, but the two gates in the west are not actively used. From the north entrance, there is a hall with marble floors. Today, the room to the left of the hall is used to provide cultural courses for women in the neighborhood. 

Prepared by Mimar Sinan University. Dr. Aydın Ayan and his students Oil paintings are exhibited in the Kuvayi Milliye hall.

The exit to the upper floor is provided by the stairs in the entrance hall. The upper floor is furnished to reflect the traditional Şuhut lifestyle. The rooms, which open to the sofa, are arranged as bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens. Copper zines, gems and pots, cedar lace dresses, canvas embroidered cloths and clothes on mannequins reflect the local culture of Şuhut. As Mustafa Kemal Atatürk stated in his ‘Nutuk’ work, on 24 August 1922 the headquarters of the Turkish army moved from Aksehir to the town of Shuhut, which was behind the attack front. Mustafa Kemal Pasha, who met here, met with Ismet Pasha and Fevzi Pasha (Cakmak) and made his final investigations about the attack and from there he went to Kocatepe where the attack would begin. The study room where Mustafa Kemal Pasha stayed in the mansion was arranged in its original form. This room is particularly noticeable with its ceiling. The wooden ceiling is converged with three sections and concave skirts. The room has a simple decoration, a cedar in front of two small windows, a bed and a closet, a table in front of the wardrobe. On the wall opposite the cupboard, Mimar Sinan University Vice Rector and Head of the Painting Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts. Dr. There is a portrait of Atatürk made by Aydın Ayan. After leaving this mansion, Mustafa Kemal Pasha moved to Kocatepe with his comrades in arms and started the Great Offensive.

As planned, the attack began with artillery fire at 5.30 am on the morning of 26 August. Within two days, 50 km south of Afyonkarahisar (called Çölektepe Town, now called the Çölektepe Town) and 20-30 km east (around Çobanlar district), the Greek defensive fronts were reduced and on August 30, in the Aslıhanlar region within Kütahya It has been reached. During the war in August 30 (Battle of the Commander-in-Chief), the main forces of the Greek army were destroyed or captured. Among those captured were General Trikopis, the commander-in-chief of the Greek army. The Turkish armies reached their planned result within 5 days and as of August 31, they started to move towards Izmir in order to pour the enemy into the sea. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk expressed this great victory in Nutuk: this operation which has been thought, prepared, administered and triumphed at every stage, is a tremendous work that has once again passed the high power and heroism of the Turkish army, Turkish officers and commanding committee. The epic, which started with the artillery shots of the Turkish army from Kocatepe, showed the determination of the Turkish nation. However, it was not easy to write this epic, and many of our hero soldiers reached the level of testimony.


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