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Image:20pxOttomanicon.png Mehmed VI
Ottoman Period
Preceded by
Mehmed V
Sultan
19181922
Succeeded by
Sultanate Abolished
Later: House of
Ottoman
Preceded by
Mehmed V
Caliph
1918–1922
Succeeded by
Abdülmecid II

Mehmed VI (Arabic: محمد السادس), original name Mehmed Vahdettin or Mehmed Vahideddin, (January 14, 1861May 16, 1926) was the 36th and last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, reigning from 19181922. The brother of Mehmed V, he succeeded to the throne as the eldest male member of the House of Osman after the 1916 suicide of Abdülâziz's son Yusuf Izzetin[1], the heir to the throne. He was girded with the Sword of Osman on July 4, 1918, as the thirty-sixth padishah. Image File history File links 20pxOttomanicon. ... This article describes the process of dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, in particular its final years in the early part of the 20th century. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 508 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (585 × 690 pixel, file size: 58 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This media file needs to be cleaned up, because: Please make background transparent, keeping oval shape of photograph though For help, see Commons:Media for cleanup. ... Sultan Mehmed V Mehmed V (sometimes also Mahommed V; known as Mehmed V ReÅŸad (or ReÅŸat) or Reshid Effendi) (November 2, 1844 – July 3, 1918) was the 39th Ottoman Sultan. ... The Ottoman Dynasty (or the Imperial House of Osman) ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, ErtuÄŸrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ottoman Dynasty (or the Imperial House of Osman) ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, ErtuÄŸrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... The Ottoman Empire, at its height, covered a significant portion of the Mediterranean World, including portions of three continents. ... Abdul Mejid II (also with various alternate spellings, including Abd-ul-Mejid, Abdul Medjit, and, in modern Turkish, Abdülmecit; in Arabic عبد المجيد الثانى ) (lived May 29, 1868 – August 23, 1944; reigned November 19, 1922 – March 3, 1924) was the last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty, the 101st Caliph in line from... Arabic ( or just ) is the largest living member of the Semitic language family in terms of speakers. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. ... “Ottoman” redirects here. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sultan Mehmed V Mehmed V (sometimes also Mahommed V; known as Mehmed V ReÅŸad (or ReÅŸat) or Reshid Effendi) (November 2, 1844 – July 3, 1918) was the 39th Ottoman Sultan. ... Abdülâziz (Ottoman Turkish: عبد العزيز ‘Abdü’l-‘AzÄ«z) was the 32nd sultan of the Ottoman Empire and reigned between June 25, 1861 and May 30, 1876. ... is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... History of Islamic monarchies Padishah, Badishah, or Badshah is a very prestigious title derived from the Persian word Pādishāh, which is based on the better-known title Shāh King, assumed by several Islamic monarchs, notably these rulers, the first three commanding major Muslim empires: The Shahanshah of...


World War I had been a disaster for the Ottoman Empire. British forces had occupied Baghdad and Jerusalem during the war and most of the Empire was to be divided among the European allies. At the San Remo conference of April 1920, the French had been given a mandate over Syria and the British had been given one over Palestine and Mesopotamia. On August 10, 1920, Mehmed's representatives signed the Treaty of Sèvres, which recognized the mandates, removed Ottoman control over Anatolia and İzmir, severely reduced the extent of Turkey, and recognized Hejaz as an independent state. “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Baghdad (Arabic: ) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. ... For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). ... The San Remo conference (19-26 April 1920, San Remo, Italy) of the post-World War I Allied Supreme Council determined the allocation of Class A League of Nations mandates for administration of the former Ottoman-ruled lands of the Middle East by the victorious powers. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... The Holy Land or Palestine Showing not only the Old Kingdoms of Judea and Israel but also the 12 Tribes Distinctly, and Confirming Even the Diversity of the Locations of their Ancient Positions and Doing So as the Holy Scriptures Indicate, a geographic map from the studio of Tobiae Conradi... For other uses, see Mesopotamia (disambiguation). ... is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Treaty of Sèvres is a peace treaty that the Allies of World War I and the Ottoman Empire signed on 10 August 1920 after World War I. Representatives from the governments of the parties involved signed the treaty in Sèvres, France. ... Anatolia and Europe Anatolia (Turkish: from Greek: Ανατολία - Anatolia) is a peninsula of Western Asia which forms the greater part of the Asian portion of Turkey, as opposed to the European portion (Thrace, or traditionally Rumelia). ... Ä°zmir, historically Smyrna, is the third most populous city of Turkey and the countrys largest port after Ä°stanbul. ... The Kingdom of Hejaz (1916 to 1925) was a state in Hejaz region, ruled by the Hashemite family. ...


Turkish nationalists were angered by the Sultan's acceptance of the settlement. A new government, the Turkish Grand National Assembly, under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) had been formed on April 23, 1920, in Ankara. The government of Mehmed VI was denounced and a temporary constitution was drafted. The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881–10 November 1938), until 1934 Gazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha, Turkish army officer and revolutionist statesman, was the founder and the first President of the Republic of Turkey. ... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after Ä°stanbul. ...


The nationalists' successes meant that the sultanate was abolished on November 1, 1922, and Mehmed left Istanbul, aboard the British warship Malaya on November 17. Bound for exile to Malta, Mehmed later lived in the Italian Riviera. is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... HMS Malaya was a Queen Elizabeth class battleship of the Royal Navy built by Armstrong Whitworth and launched in March 1915. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Liguria and the Italian Riviera Portofino’s small harbour on the Italian Riviera The Italian Rivera ( ) is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Maritime Alps and the Apennines. ...


He died on May 16, 1926 in Sanremo, Italy, and was buried at the mosque of Sultan Selim I in Damascus.[2] On November 19, 1922 his first cousin and heir Abdülmecid Efendi was elected Caliph, becoming the new head of the dynasty as Abdülmecid II. The Caliphate was abolished in 1924. May 16 is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... San Remo is a city with about 57,000 inhabitants and lies on the Mediterranean coast of western Liguria in northwestern Italy. ... Selim I (Ottoman: سليم الأول, Turkish:) (also known as the Grim or the Brave, Yavuz in Turkish, the long name is Yavuz Sultan Selim)(October 10, 1465 – September 22, 1520) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520. ... Nickname: The Seal of the Damascus Governorate Syria Syria Governorates Damascus Governorate Government  - Governor Bishr Al Sabban Area  - City 573 km²  (221. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Abdülmecid II (also with various alternate spellings, including Abdul Mejid, Abd-ul-Mejid, Abdul Medjit, and, in modern Turkish, Abdülmecit; in Arabic عبد المجيد الثانى ) (lived May 29, 1868 – August 23, 1944; reigned November 19, 1922 – March 3, 1924) was the last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty, the 101st Caliph in...

Coat of Arms of the Ottoman Empire
Pretenders to the Ottoman
throne since 1922

Mehmed VI (1922)
Abdülmecid II (1922-1944)
Ahmed Nihad (1944-1954)
Osman Fuad (1954-1973)
Mehmed Abdulaziz (1973-1977)
Ali Vâsib (1977-1983)
Mehmed Orhan (1983-1994)
Ertuğrul Osman (1994-) Image File history File links OttomanCoatOfArms. ... This article is about pretender as applied to a monarchy. ... “Ottoman” redirects here. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Abdul Mejid II (also with various alternate spellings, including Abd-ul-Mejid, Abdul Medjit, and, in modern Turkish, Abdülmecit; in Arabic عبد المجيد الثانى ) (lived May 29, 1868 – August 23, 1944; reigned November 19, 1922 – March 3, 1924) was the last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty, the 101st Caliph in line from... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Prince Ahmed Nihad Efendi (July 6, 1883 - June 4, 1954) was the second post-imperial head of the Imperial House of Osman. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prince Osman Fuad Efendi (24 February 1895 - May 19, 1973) was the 39th head of the Ottoman dynasty. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Prince Mehmed Abdulaziz Efendi (September 26, 1901 - January 19, 1977) was the 40th head of the Ottoman dynasty. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Prince Ali Vâsib Efendi (October 13, 1903 - December 9, 1983) was the 41st head of the Ottoman dynasty. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Prince Mehmed Orhan Efendi (July 11, 1909 - March 12, 1994) was the 42nd head of the Ottoman dynasty. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... ErtuÄŸrul Osman, His Imperial Highness Prince of the Ottoman Empire (full name: Devletli Necabetli ErtuÄŸrul Osman Efendi Hazretleri, born August 18, 1912) is the 43rd Head of the Imperial House of Osman, which ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ...

See also Ottoman dynasty

The Ottoman Dynasty (or the Imperial House of Osman) ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, ErtuÄŸrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Freely, John - Inside the Seraglio, published 1999, Chapter 16: The Year of Three Sultans
  2. ^ Freely, John - Inside the Seraglio, published 1999, Chapter 19: The Gathering Place of the Jinns

Further reading

  • Fromkin, David, 1989. A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East ISBN 0-8050-0857-8

External Link

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Mehmed VI
  • interview with Neslişah Sultan, grand-daughter of the last emperor about her family's exile, on YouTube
Mehmed VI
Born: January 14 1861 Died: May 16 1926
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Mehmed V
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
July 3, 1918November 1, 1922
Monarchy abolished
Ottoman Empire dissolved
Sunni Islam titles
Preceded by
Mehmed V
Caliph of Islam
July 3, 1918November 19, 1922
Succeeded by
Abdülmecid II
Titles in pretence
New title — TITULAR —
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
November 1November 19, 1922
* Reason for succession failure *
Republic of Turkey declared 
Succeeded by
Abdülmecid II

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Mehmed VI (240 words)
Mehmed VI, original name Mehmed Vahdettin or Mehmed Vahideddin (January 14, 1861 - May 16, 1926) was the last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, reigning from 1918 - 1922.
The brother of Mehmed V Resad, he succeeded to the throne due to the suicide of Yusuf Izzetin, the heir to the throne.
On April 23, the government of Mehmed was denounced and a temporary constitution was affirmed.
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