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Living his life in fer in the Topkapi Palace after being deposed, AbdulAziz wrote Murat V who replaced him a letter, and asked to be relocated from the Topkapi Palace. He feared for his life. He begged for security. His wish was granted.


AbdulAziz was relocated to the Feriye Palace, and he felt safer. He took machetes, daggers, swords, and certain other combat tools with him. But Sultan AbdulAziz was under the surveillance of the junta. Sultan AbdulAziz hadn’t chosen the personnel that would serve him in Feriya Palace. They were appointed by Huseyin Avni Pasha. While the protection of the palace was left to his enemies Avni Pasha and Kayserili Ahmet Pasha; Cezayirli Pehlivan Mustava Cavus, Yozgatli Mustafa, and Boyabatli Haci Mehmet were chosen to serve AbdulAziz. From this information, it seems that everything in the Feriye Palace furthered the murder of AbdulAziz. In the meantime, second Mabeynci Fahri Bey were tasked with assisting AbdulAziz, and all other asisstants were sent away. Fahri Bey was working for the coup conspirators. AbdulAziz was trapped, and he was an easy target to kill.

Last Photo of Marty Sultan AbdulAziz

Last Photo of Marty Sultan AbdulAziz (4 June 1987)

AbdulAziz was left alone in the room prepared for him, and he said “My fate is left only to Allah now,” regarding his situation. Shortly after, the machete AbdulAziz carried was taken from him by the order of the guard tasked with protecting him, and the second Mabeynci Fahri Bey’s requests to Valide Sultan. The old Sultan was left completely defenseless.


The Sultan spent all his time in prayer. He spend the night and day reading the Quran and performing the salat.


One day, Cezayirli Mustafa Pehlivan and Yozgatli Pehlivan Mustafa Cavus entered the room. AbdulAziz knew what was going on. Before he could say anything, they and their followers jumped on AbdulAziz. Even though AbdulAziz was a strong man, they took him down eventually. Fahri Bey held AbdulAziz’s arms. Yozgatli Mustafa Pehlivan brandished a sharp dagger, and cut AbdulAziz’s wrists. They were going to make it look like a suicide. But no one who commits suicide cuts both wrists.


The Padishah, his wrists cut open and bleeding, looked at the second Mabeynci Fahri Bey once more, and said: “These hands you dared to cut, didn’t they gift you prayer beads made of pearls, two days ago?” It was a sad twist of fate that it was the Sultan himself who had took his killer Fahri Bey under his wing when he was a helper in a coffee shop, and helped him rise to the prestigious position of Second Mabeynci. Padishah passed away as the blood left his veins. The killers looked at the great Padishah as he died with fear in their eyes. They left the room through the window, and escaped into the garden. The guards posted at the door ran away when they understood the deed was done.

The Second Mabeynci Fahri Bey

The Second Mabeynci Fahri Bey


There was a deep silence in the corridor. Arzmiyaz Kalfa, one of the palace servants, heard mumbling inside the door as she was passing by. She tried to open the door, but it was locked from the inside. “Somebody, help!” she shouted, “Something happened to our Efendi!”


Those who heard her broke the door down, and they were met with AbdulAziz’s body, covered in blood… but some of the officers were already instructed by Huseyin Avni Pasha, and they dragged AbdulAziz’s shaking body to the guard station in the palace. They laid him against a tree. They did nothing to save the Padishah who was still alive. Sultan’s eyes went blank, and he passed away.


After it was over, doctors were called. Officials reports were prepared, and the news broke out. The old Padishah has fallen prey to depression. He had asked for a mirror and scissors to trim his beard, and he had cut himself with it to commit suicide.


Huseyin Avni Pasha

Huseyin Avni Pasha

When the doctors wanted to examine AbdulAziz’s body, Huseyin Avni stopped them by saying “This is no mere corpse.” The late Sultan’s ‘death report’ has the signature of 19 foreign and local doctors. Doctors did not examine the Sultan’s body. They said the Sultan committed suicide. The report that stated the Sultan’s suicide was signed by 19 doctors. If this report is examined, one would see that it only mentions the cuts on the body’s wrists, and the other parts of the body are not mentioned. In spite of the coroner’s requests, the sheet on the body was not even lifted. The body had other wounds.


It was all masterfully planned, dear friend. Was the murder of Sultan AbdulAziz caused by the mere ambition of three Pashas? Was that all there was to it? No, friend, no. Keep reading.


Marty Sultan AbdulAziz


Sultan AbdulHamid meet with Sultan AbdulAziz. The scene at Payitaht AbdulHamid Episode 47.



Osmanli Devleti






1. Turkiye (…)

2. Bulgaria (545 years)

3. Greece (400 years)

4. Serbia (539 years)

5. Montenegro (539 years)

6. Bosnia and Herzegovina (539 years)

7. Croatia (539 years)

8. Macedonia (539 years)

9. Slovenia (250 years)

10. Romania (490 years)

11. Slovakia (20 years) Ottoman name: Uyvar

12. Hungary (160 years)

13. Moldova (490 years)

14. Ukraine (308 years)

15. Azerbaijan (25 years)

16. Georgia (400 years)

17. Armenia (20 years)

18. Southern Cyprus (293 years)

19. Northern Cyprus (293 years)

20. Southern lands of Russia (291 years)

21. Poland (25 years)-protection- Ottoman name: Lehistan

22. The southeast coast of Italy (20 years)

23. Albania (435 years)

24. Belarus (25 years) -protection-

25. Lithuania (25 years) -protection-

26. Latvia (25 years) -protection-

27. Kosovo (539 years)

28. Vojvodina (166 years) Ottoman name: Banat

29. Iraq (402 years)

30. Syria (402 years)

31. Israel (402 years)

32. Palestine (402 years)

33. Urdun (402 years)

34. Arabia (399 years)

35. Yemen (401 years)

36. Oman (400 years)

37. United Arab Emirates (400 years)

38. Qatar (400 years)

39. Bahrain (400 years)

40. Kuwait (381 years)

41. Western lands of Iran (30 years)

42. Lebanon (402 years)

43. Egypt (397 years)

44. Libya (394 years) Ottoman name: Tripoli

45. Tunisia (308 years )

46. ​​Algeria (313 years)

47. Sudan (397 years) Ottoman name: Nubia

48. Eritrea (350 years) Ottoman name: Habes

49. Djibouti (350 years)

50. Somalia (350 years) Ottoman name: Zeyla

51. Kenyan beaches (350 years)

52. Tanzanian beaches (250 years)

53. Northern regions of Chad (313 years) Ottoman name: Reşade

54. Part of Niger (300 years) Ottoman name: Kavar

55. The northern lands of Mozambique (150 years)

56. Morocco (50 years) -protection-

57. Western Sahara (50 years) -protection-

58. Mauritania (50 years) -patronage-

59. Mali (300 years) Ottoman name: Gat Kazası

60. Senegal (300 years)

61. Gambia (300 years)

62. Guinea-Bissau (300 years)

63. Guinea (300 years )

64. Part of Ethiopia (350 years) Ottoman name: Habeş (Abyssinian)


Although not officially located within the borders of the Ottoman Land borders, the places that are actually connected to the Caliphate are:


65. Muslims of India -Pakistan-

66. East India Muslims -Bangladesh-

67. Singapore

68. Malaysia

69. Indonesia

70. Turkestan Khanates

71. Nigeria

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Inegöl & its early Ottoman conqueror, Turgut Bey

(Translated from the official Inegöl City & Inegöl Chamber Of Commerce & Industry webpages & also some available translations of early chronicles)

If you want, you can skip sections on ancient history of İnegöl & go straight to early Ottoman history [that is being showcased ın Kuruluş Osman Season 3]

About the Name of İnegöl

The name of İnegöl in the Byzantine Period was Angelacoma. However, a source has not yet been found to confirm the claims that the name İnegöl is the distorted pronunciation of Angelacoma.

In the sources, it is seen that the name İnegöl was written in different forms. However, it is known that in most of the Ottoman sources it was written as Ayna-Göl or İne-Göl.

Evliya Çelebi, tells in his travel book that İnegöl is derived from Ezinegöl; He narrates that İnegöl took the name “Ezinegöl” because it was conquered on Friday, that is, Ezine day according to the parlance of those days, and that in time, the “Ez” part at the beginning was removed and it was called only İnegöl.

Archeological Surveys.

The history of İnegöl, according to the findings of the archeological surveys carried out in 1847 and 1942, dates back to 3000 BC. There are 6 mounds of archeological interest in İnegöl, namely Cumatepe, İnegöl 2, Şıbalı, Boğazköy, Palangatepe and Kurşunlu.

Today, the mound in the middle of the city, around the municipality headquarters, is called Cumatepe.

During excavations carried out by Bursa Archeology Museum in 1999 on the Cumatepe mound in the city center, mixed aged objects ranging from the Late Ottoman to the Chalcolithic Period were found.

Inegol in Antiquity

İnegöl has been invaded frequently due to its strategic location on military and commercial routes since ancient times.

It has been determined that Phrygians, Lydians, Persians and Macedonians successively ruled in İnegöl, which has a history of 5000 years. In 74 AD, it came under the rule of the Roman Empire.

And after the split of the Roman Empire in 395 AD, İnegöl passed under the rule of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine). It continued to be under Byzantine rule as a Tekfurluk center until the establishment of the Ottoman Principality by Osman Ghazi.

The Establishment of the Ottoman State and the Conquest of İnegöl

Osman Bey, who became the head of the principality in 1281 upon the death of his father Ertuğrul Bey, began the conquests against Byzantium soon after.

[Official Webpage from Inegol Chamber Of Commerce & Industry also adds that Osman Bey initially followed a policy of maintaining cordial, good working, relationships with the feudal landlords in Bursa, Bilecik and surroundings. Except with Ayah Nikola.]

In a battle with Ayah Nikola, the battle of Ermeni Beli in 1284, he and his men had to retreat after the martyrdom of Baykoca, the son of his brother, Savcı Bey.

Baykoca was the first martyr of the dynasty and his grave is in Hamzabey District of İnegöl.

Despite the retreat (and Bayhoca’s martyrdom), Ottoman history began with this first military operation.

The foundations of a state that would rule for six centuries were laid in the quadrangle of Söğüt, Bilecik, Domaniç and İnegöl in a short period of time.

After a while, Osman Bey raided Kulaca Castle near İnegöl and conquered the castle. The year of this conquest event was recorded as Hijri, 684, Gregorian, 1285 in the chronıcles of Aşıkpaşazade, and it was stated that this conquest was the first conquest of Osman Gazi.

[It is also mentioned in some early chronicles that deeply affected by Bayhoca’s martyrdom, Osman Bey never visited Angelacoma (İnegöl) and surroundings for approximately 14-15 years, while continuing with conquering other castles – the Karcahisar (İnönü Castle), Bilecik and Yarhisar Castles. A great many friends of feudal landlord of Angelacoma were thus erased from history]

Concerned about these developments, İnegöl tekfuru, Nikola, formed an alliance with other tekfurs to eliminate Osman Bey.

Osman Bey, becoming aware of this alliance, assigned the conquest of İnegöl to his comrade, Turgut Alp.

[in many early sources, Turgut Alp is referred to as Osman Bey’s dear friend & comrade – which make it reasonable to assume that age wise, he ‘might’ have been Osman Bey’s contemporary. This is the more widespread understanding & the reason why in the earlier TRT series on Osman Bey, he was shown as Osman Bey’s contemporary & friend]

With the siege plan implemented by Turgut Alp, İnegöl was finally conquered in 1299. After this conquest, Osman Bey handed over the administration of İnegöl and its surrounding villages to Turgut Alp.

[[According to early Ottoman sources, Turgut Alp was also with Osman Bey during the conquest of ‘Yarhisar’ and was then commissioned with the conquest of Inegol. In these sources, it is also mentioned that Turgut Alp first sieged the city and then Osman Bey came to his aid. It was also mentioned that during the conquest of Inegol, the city’s Tekfur, Aya Nikola, was executed and thereafter, Osman Bey assigned the administration of Inegöl & ıts surrounding villages to Turgut Alp]

The region where Inegol’s Kirles (Paşaören), Süle, Genci (Turgutalp Village), Gelene (Kayapınar) and Kıran Neighborhoods are located were called the Turguteli-Turgutlar district.

Turgut Alp, who also contributed significantly in the subsequent conquest of Bursa by Sultan Orhan, passed away in the village of Genci (today’s name Turgut alp Köy Mahallesi), where he had settled in his later years.

His mausoleum is on a large hill overlooking İnegöl in Turgut Alpköy Mahallesi, and a memorial ceremony is held around the mausoleum every year on the day of Hıdrellez.

The naming of a neighborhood, a village, an Anatolian High School and a mosque in İnegöl after Turgut Alp is an indication of the place this highly successful early Ottoman commander holds in the collective memory of generations that came after him.


Turguts Burial Place

Written By Neelofer Siddiqui

Ottoman Empire in Indonesia

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