Mehmed VI

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Mehmed VI
Caliph o Islam
Amir al-Mu'minin
Sultan o the Ottoman Empire
Custodian o the Twa Holy Mosques
Sultan Mehmed VI of the Ottoman Empire.jpg
Offeecial portrait o Mehmed VI
Sultan o the Ottoman Empire
Ring 3 Julie 1918 – 1 November 1922
Sword Girdin 4 Juin 1918
Predecessor Mehmed V
Grand Viziers See leet
Caliph o Islam
Ring 3 Julie 1918 – 19 November 1922
Coronation None
Predecessor Mehmed V
Successor Abdülmecid II [1]
Born 2 Februar 1861(1861-02-02)
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Dee'd 16 Mey 1926(1926-05-16) (aged 65)
Sanremo, Italy
Buirial Damascus, Sirie
Spouse Nazikedâ Kadınefendi
Inşirah Hanımefendi
Müveddet Kadınefendi
Nevvare Hanımefendi
Nevzad Hanımefendi
Issue Münire Sultan
Fatma Ulviye Sultan
Emine Nazikedâ Kadınefendi
Ertuğrul Osman
Hoose Osman
Faither Abdülmecid I
Mither Gülüstü Kadın Efendi
Releegion Islam
Seegnatur Mehmed VI's signature

Mehmed VI Wahid ed-din (Ottoman Turkish: محمد سادس Meḥmed-i sâdis, Turkis: Mehmed Vahideddin or Mehmet Vahdettin) (14 Januar/2 Februar 1861 – 15/16 Mey 1926) wis the 36t an last Sultan o the Ottoman Empire, reignin frae 1918 tae 1922. The brither o Mehmed V, he succeedit tae the throne as the eldest male member o the Hoose o Osman efter the 1916 suicide o Abdülaziz's son Yusuf Izzettin Efendi,[2] the heir tae the throne. He wis girded wi the Sword o Osman on Julie 4, 1918, as the thirtie-saxt padishah. His faither wis sultan Abdülmecid I an mither wis Gülüstü, (1831 - Mey 1861), oreeginally named Henriet, a Circassian. Mehmed wis removed frae the throne when the Ottoman sultanate wis abolished on 1 November 1922.

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  1. Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Abdümecid II". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. p. 23. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8
  2. Freely, John, Inside the Seraglio, published 1999, Chapter 16: The Year of Three Sultans