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Head of the
Caliph Abdulmejid II
|Tenure||19 November 1922 – 3 March 1924|
|Pretence||16 May 1926 – 23 August 1944|
|Born||29/30 May 1868|
|Died||23 August 1944 (aged 76)|
Abdulmejid II (
According to custom, Abdulmecid was confined to the palace until he was 40. On 4 July 1918, his first cousin
Abdulmejid was given the title of General in the Ottoman Army, but did not in fact have strong military inclinations, and his more significant role was as Chairman of the Ottoman Artists' Society.
He is considered as one of the most important painters of late period Ottoman art.
His paintings of the
On 23 August 1944, Abdulmejid II died at his house in the Boulevard Suchet,