What has become of the Ottoman dynasty in exile?

  • published: 07 Jul 2018
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The Osmanoğlu family refers to the current members of the historical house of Osman (the Ottoman dynasty), who were the sole rulers and namesake of the Ottoman Empire from 1299 until the founding of the Republic of Turkey in 1923.

There were thirty-six Ottoman sultans ruling over the empire, and each was a direct descendant of the male line of the first Ottoman sultan, Sultan Osman I. After the deposition of the last sultan, Mehmet VI, in 1922, and the subsequent abolition of the Ottoman caliphate in 1924 forced members of the imperial family into exile. Their descendants now live in many different countries in Europe, as well as in the United States, the Middle East, and since they now have permission to return to their homeland, many people now live in Turkey. In exile, the family adopted the surname of Osmanoğlu, what & # 39; son of Osman & # 39; means, to the founder of the house of Osman and direct ancestor of all current family members.

Heads of the house of Osman since 1923

The Ottoman dynasty was banished from Turkey in 1924. The female members of the dynasty were allowed to return after 1951, and the male members after 1973. Below is a list of people who would have been heirs of the Ottoman throne after the abolition of the sultanate on November 1, 1922. These people do not necessarily have a claim made on the throne; for example Ertuğrul Osman said: "Democracy works well in Turkey."

Revival of interest in the Ottoman family

Since the beginning of this century there has been a growing interest in the living members of the Ottoman family …

What has become of the Ottoman dynasty in exile?

  • published: 07 Jul 2018
  • views: 333

The Osmanoğlu family refers to the current members of the historical house of Osman (the Ottoman dynasty), who were the sole rulers and namesake of the Ottoman Empire from 1299 until the founding of the Republic of Turkey in 1923.

There were thirty-six Ottoman sultans ruling over the empire, and each was a direct descendant of the male line of the first Ottoman sultan, Sultan Osman I. After the deposition of the last sultan, Mehmet VI, in 1922, and the subsequent abolition of the Ottoman caliphate in 1924 forced members of the imperial family into exile. Their descendants now live in many different countries in Europe, as well as in the United States, the Middle East, and since they now have permission to return to their homeland, many people now live in Turkey. In exile, the family adopted the surname of Osmanoğlu, what & # 39; son of Osman & # 39; means, to the founder of the house of Osman and direct ancestor of all current family members.

Heads of the house of Osman since 1923

The Ottoman dynasty was banished from Turkey in 1924. The female members of the dynasty were allowed to return after 1951, and the male members after 1973. Below is a list of people who would have been heirs of the Ottoman throne after the abolition of the sultanate on November 1, 1922. These people do not necessarily have a claim made on the throne; for example Ertuğrul Osman said: "Democracy works well in Turkey."

Revival of interest in the Ottoman family

Since the beginning of this century there has been a growing interest in the living members of the Ottoman family …