Mehmed V

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Mehmed V

Mehmed V Reşâd was the 35th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He reigned from 27 April 1909 to 3 July 1918. He was born in Istanbul in 1844 and died in 1918 at the age of 73. From 1911-1913 the Italian’s took Libya and the Balkan’s started a war with the Ottoman Empire and it pushed the Ottoman’s away back to Turkey and Egypt . He was involved in World War 1 in the Caucasus Campaign (Russo-Turkish War : 1914-1918) as well the Gallipoli Campaign fighting the British Empire . He was also involved in the Russian Revolution during The Great War but was not involved in the Armenian genocide by Enver Pasha.