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Ottoman Exile


Heartwarming letter from Indian Muslims to Ottoman Sultan & Caliph Abdulhameed Khan


Crowning of Mehmed VI as last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire in 1918


the Colorful Footage of the Ottoman Sultan Welcoming the German Emperor WW1


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One Of The Last Ottoman Princesses :Durru Shehvar

Sürgün or verb form sürmek was a practice within the Ottoman Empire that entailed the movement of a large group of people from one region to another, often a form of forced migration imposed by state policy or international authority. The practice was also a form of banishment or exile often applied to the elites of Ottoman society, the Pashas. It was most famously used as a method of ethnic cleansing in the oft disputed Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Young Turk government in 1915, in order to deal with a perceived threat from Armenian nationals receiving military support from the, Ottoman hostile, Russian Empire.
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