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Name of Object:

Abdülaziz (1830–1876)


Vienna, Austria

Holding Institution:

Austrian National Library

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Date of Object:

c. 1861

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Portrait of Abdülaziz (1830–1876). In 1861 he became Sultan. He was very interested in fostering a good relationship with European powers and to this end visited Paris, London and Vienna in 1867. Because of the uprisings in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Bulgaria, he was forced to abdicate on 30 May 1876.

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