(Memalik i Osmanie—Ottoman Empire.)
  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Mohammed V., born November 3, 1844 (21 Shawal 1260), son of Sultan Abdul Medjid; succeeded to the throne on the deposition of his elder brother, Sultan Abdul Hamid II., April 27, 1909 (died February 10. 1918).


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  • M. Epstein

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