SULTAN MEHMED REŞAD (1909-1918)

Sultan V. Mehmed Reşad (1909-1918)


The 35th Ottoman emperor Sultan Mehmed Reşad V. (1844-1918)was the son of Sultan Abdülmecid and Gülcemöal Kadınefendi. He was interested in Persian literature and Mevlevis. After that Sultan Abdülhamid II. Was dethroned, by finding a parallelism between the entry of Fatih Sultan Mehmed to Istanbul and Hareket Army to Istanbul, they had ascended Reşad Efendi to the throne by the name of Mehmed V. Sultan Mehmed Reşad V. who hadn’t wished to reside in Yıldız Palace, lived in Dolmabahçe Palace. During the reign of Sultan Mehmed Reşad V. political confusion was evident, Balkan Wars and following Ist World War and epidemics, poverty and starvation were the facts. During this period that left its tarce in our history with the Dardanelles Wars, Ittihat and Terraki Cemiyeti had influence on the government of the country. In 1911 Sultan Mehmed Reşad V. visited Rumeli- Uskup, Kosova, Pristine and Manastır where Albanian population was high; in 3 July 1918 he died and he was buried in Eyup tomb.

Eminent People Who Lived In The Palaces
SULTAN SELİM III. (1789-1807)
SULTAN ABDÜLMECİD (1839-1861)
SULTAN ABDÜLAZİZ (1861-1876)
SULTAN MURAD V. (1876-1876)
SULTAN ABDÜLHAMİD II. (1876-1909)
SULTAN MEHMED REŞAD (1909-1918)
SULTAN MEHMED VAHİDEDDİN VI. (1918-1922)
CALIPH ABDÜLMECİD EFENDİ (1922-1924)
Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK (1881-1938)
 
 
 
 
 
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