The Founder and First President of the Republic of Turkey – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Мустафа Кемал Ататурк, Мustapha Кemal Аtaturk, Мostafa Кemal Ataturk) studied in Bitola (Monastir) military high school since March 13, 1896 until 1899, in the period when Macedcedonia was under Turkish rule.
The roots of the Macedonian cultural history are set into the work of the Thessaloniki brothers Cyril and Methodius (Кирил и Методиј). They gave the first literacy and the first books to the Slavs and by that they put the first foundations of the librarian works in all Slavic countries.
Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon, Alexander of Macedon, Александар Македонски) (Pella, 356 BC. – Babylon, 13 VI 323 BC.) was Macedonian emperor (336-323 BC) from the Argead dynasty, son of Philip II the Macedon and Olympias of Epirus.