Abdülaziz

Religious Leader

1830 – 1876

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Who was Abdülaziz?

Abdülaziz was the 32nd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and reigned between 25 June 1861 and 30 May 1876. He was the son of Sultan Mahmud II and succeeded his brother Abdülmecid I in 1861.

Born at the Eyüp Palace, Constantinople, on 9/18 February 1830, Abdülaziz received an Ottoman education but was nevertheless an ardent admirer of the material progress that was made in the West.The Sultan took an interest in documenting the Sultanate. He was also interested in literature and was also a classical music composer. Some of his compositions have been collected in the album "European Music at the Ottoman Court" by the London Academy of Ottoman Court Music.

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Born
Feb 18, 1830
Istanbul
Also known as
  • Abdulaziz
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Religion
  • Sunni Islam
Nationality
  • Turkey
Lived in
  • Istanbul
Died
Jun 4, 1876
Çırağan Palace

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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