Dictator Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Was A Freemason

The Most Powerful Freemasons Ever

by Eric Goldschein and Robert Johnson
Sep. 15, 2011

Freemasons have over six-million members worldwide, and despite being in its fifth-century the group remains shrouded in mystery.

The one thing that is public about the masons is their member list -- and  some of the most powerful people in the world were at one time part of the club.

The following is a list of 13 powerful members -- some living, some not  -- who took the secret vow.


The founder of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk surrounded himself with Masons

The reformer and creator of the Republic of Turkey, Ataturk surrounded himself with Freemasons throughout his career.

During the fight for independence, six of his seven high ranking military staff officers were Freemasons. He was a part of Lodge Veritas in Salonica, which was overseen by the French Grand Orient.

Initiated: 1907

source: Business Insider