Author(s): Aliye YILMAZ
In 1929-1929 years, Amanullah Khan on the thorne of Kabil, declared the indepence of Afghanistan and initiated a series of reforms in 19 August 1919. In 1928, he travelled Europe to follow closely the developments in the west. During his trip, Amanullah Khan by the degree of first formal visitor of Turkish Republic, interviewed Ataturk, because he was fan of Ataturk successful indepence war, taked his opinions about reforms which he will make. Afghan king Amanullah followed Atatürk as a modal person. Turkey has helped this country to modernize its army. However, Amanullah Han could not be successful as Ataturk. In this study, the reforms of Amanullah Khan’s period and the contributes of Turkey and Ataturk to Afghanistan had been presented.