- Bayezid Osman
Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu Head of the House of Osman Term 23 September 2009 - present
( 2 years, 62 days)
Predecessor Ertuğrul Osman House Imperial House of Osman Father Prince Ibrahim Tevfik Mother Hadice Sadiye Hanim Born 3 October 1924
Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu (Ottoman Turkish: بایزید عثمان; born 3 October 1924) is the 44th Head of the Imperial House of Osman, which ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1922. The monarchy was abolished in 1922, with the modern Republic of Turkey replacing it. He is the second son of Sultan Abdülmecid I's grandson Ibrahim Tevfik (Beşiktaş, Istanbul, 24 September 1874 – Cimiez, Nice, 31 December 1931) by his fourth wife Hadice Sadiye Hanim. If reigning, he would be Grand Sultan Bayezid III. He is a member of one of the younger branches of the House of Osman.
He is the first member of the House of Osman to be born in exile. After his parents' separation, his father died in 1931, and his mother Hadice Sadiye (Kabitache, 1 April 1898 - 9 August 1986) remarried a US citizen. In 1941 he moved to the United States with his mother, older brother and two stepbrothers. He has served in the US Army and worked in a library in New York City, New York.
He has never married and has no children.
Ancestors of Bayezid Osman  16. Sultan Mahmud II (1785–1839) 8. Sultan Abdülmecid I (1823–1861) 17. Valide Sultan Bezmiâlem (1807–1853) 4. Prince Mehmed Burhaneddin (1849–1876) 9. Navasar or Nukhatzaza 2. Prince Ibrahim Tevfik (1874–1931) 5. Mestinas Hanim Efendi (1851–1909) 1. Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu 6. Admiral Mahmud Bahri Pasha 3. Hadice Sadiye Hanim (1898–1986)
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Bayezid OsmanBorn: 3 October 1924
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Titles in pretence Preceded by
— TITULAR —
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
23 September 2009 - Present
Reason for succession failure:
Empire abolished in 1922
Claimants to the Ottoman throne since 192219221922–19441944–19541954–19731973–19771977–19831983–19941994–20092009–presentBayezid OsmanCurrent heirSee also Ottoman Dynasty
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