THE UNIVERSAL COMPENDIUM of Lists

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Name
Rule
Birth/Death
Fate
1
Osman I 'Gazi'
c.1290-1326
1258?-1326
d. natural causes
2
Orhan Gazi
1326-62
1281?-1362
d. natural causes
3
Murad I
1362-89
1326-89 
killed at Battle of Kosovo
4
Bayezid I 'the Thunderbolt'¹
1389-1402
1359-1403
taken captive by Timurid;
d. in prison
Interregnum 1402-1413
5
Mehmed I
1413-21
1380-1421
d. natural causes
6
Murad II (1)
1421-44 abd.
1403-51
d. natural causes
7
Mehmed II 'the Conqueror' (1) 
1444-46
1432-81
d. natural causes
(6)
Murad II (2)
1446-51
v.s.
v.s.
(7)
Mehmed II (2)
1451-81
v.s.
v.s.
8
Bayezid II
1481-1512 abd.
1447-1512
d. natural causes
9
Selim I 'the Terrible'
1512-20
1470-1520
d. natural causes
10
Süleyman I 'the Magnificent'
1520-66
1495-1566
d. natural causes
11
Selim II 'the Sot'
1566-74
1524-74
d. natural causes
12
Murad III
1574-95
1546-95
d. natural causes
13
Mehmed III
1595-1603
1566-1603
d. natural causes
14
Ahmed I
1603-17
1590-1617
d. natural causes
15
Mustafa I (1)
1617-18 dep.
1591?-1639
d. natural causes
16
Osman II 'the Young'
1618-22 dep.
1604-22
executed
(15) 
Mustafa I (2)
1622-1623 dep.
v.s.
v.s.
17
Murad IV
1623-40
1612-40
d. natural causes
18
Ibrahim 'the Mad'
1640-48 dep.
1615-48
executed
19
Mehmed IV 'the Hunter'
1648-87 dep.
1642-93
d. natural causes
20
Süleyman II
1687-91
1642-91
d. natural causes
21
Ahmed II
1691-95
1643-95
d. natural causes
22
Mustafa II
1695-1703 dep.
1664-1703
d. natural causes
23
Ahmed III
1703-30 dep.
1673-1736
d. natural causes
24
Mahmud I
1730-54
1696-1754
d. natural causes
25
Osman III
1754-57
1699-1757
d. natural causes
26
Mustafa III
1757-74
1717-74
d. natural causes
27
Abdülhamid I
1774-89
1725-89
d. natural causes
28
Selim III
1789-1807 dep.
1761-1808
murdered
29
Mustafa IV
1807-08 dep.
1799-1808
executed
30
Mahmud II 'the Juridical'
1808-39
1784-1839
d. natural causes
31
Abdülmecid
1839-61
1823-61
d. natural causes
32
Abdülaziz
1861-76 dep.
1830-76
committed suicide
33
Murad V
1876 dep.
1840-1904
d. natural causes
34
Abdülhamid II
1876-1909 dep.
1842-1918
d. natural causes
35
Mehmed V 'Reșad'
1909-18
1844-1918
d. natural causes
36
Mehmed VI 'Vahideddin'
1918-22
1861-1926
d. natural causes

Notes

1. First Ottoman ruler to use the title of 'sultan'.
2. Sultanate abolished 1922.

Sources

Somel, S. A. Historical Dictionary of the Ottoman Empire. Lanham, Md.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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