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Abdul Hamid II
Caliph of Islam
Amir al-Mu'minin
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Portrait of Abdul Hamid II of the Ottoman Empire.jpg
Abdul Hamid II as a Şehzade (Prince) in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, 1867
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Reign 31 August 1876 – 27 April 1909
Sword girding 7 September 1876
Predecessor Murad V
Successor Mehmed V
Born (1842-09-21)21 September 1842
Topkapı Palace, Istanbul
Died 10 February 1918(1918-02-10) (aged 75)
Beylerbeyi Palace, Istanbul
Burial Sultan Mahmud II Tomb
Royal house House of Osman
Father Abdülmecid I
Mother • Tirimüjgan Sultan
• Rahime Perestu Sultan
Religion Sunni Islam
Tughra Abdul Hamid II's signature

Abdul Hamid II (21 September 1842 – 10 February 1918) was the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He was the last Sultan to effectively rule over the empire, which was coming to an end. He was son of the Sultan Abdulmecid.

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