Sultan Abd-ul-Mejid, was
See also:born on the 21st of
See also:September 1840 . On the accession of his
See also:uncle Abd-ul-Aziz,
See also:Prince Mahommed
See also:Murad Effendi—as he was then called—was deprived of all
See also:share in public affairs and imprisoned, owing to his opposition to the sultan's plan for altering the
See also:order of succession . On the deposition of Abd-ul-Aziz on the 3oth of May 1876, Murad was haled from his prison by a
See also:mob of softas and soldiers of the "
See also:Turkey " party under
See also:Pasha, and proclaimed " emperor by the
See also:grace of
See also:God and the will of the
See also:people." Three months later, however, his
See also:health, undermined by his long confinement, gave way; and on the 31st of
See also:August he was deposed to make
See also:room for his younger
See also:brother, Abd-ul-Hamid II . He was kept in confinement in the Cheragan palace till his
See also:death on the 29th of August 1904 . See Keratry, Mourad V., prince, sultan, prisonnier d'etat 1840-1876 (
See also:Paris, 1878); Djemaleddin Bey, Sultan Murad V., the
See also:Dynasty Mystery, 1876-1895 (
See also:London, 1895) .
MURAD, or AMURATH
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