Abdul Hamid II

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Abdul Hamid II
Caliph of Islam
Amir al-Mu'minin
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Portrait of Abdul Hamid II of the Ottoman Empire.jpg
Abdul Hamid II as a Şehzade (Prince) in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, 1867
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Reign31 August 1876 – 27 April 1909
Sword girding7 September 1876
PredecessorMurad V
SuccessorMehmed V
Born(1842-09-21)21 September 1842
Topkapı Palace, Istanbul
Died10 February 1918(1918-02-10) (aged 75)
Beylerbeyi Palace, Istanbul
BurialSultan Mahmud II Tomb
Royal houseHouse of Osman
FatherAbdülmecid I
MotherTirimüjgan Sultan
Rahime Perestu Sultan
ReligionSunni Islam
TughraAbdul Hamid II's signature

Abdul Hamid II (21 September 1842 – 10 February 1918) was the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.[1] He was the last Sultan to effectively rule over the empire, which was coming to an end. He was son of the Sultan Abdulmecid.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Abdulhamid II". The Sultans. theottomans.org. Retrieved 22 February 2016.