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Abdul-Hamid II

(ˌæbdʊlhæˈmiːd)
n
(Biography) 1842–1918, sultan of Turkey (1876–1909), deposed by the Young Turks, noted for his brutal suppression of the Armenian revolt (1894–96)
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When the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II was asked at around the turn of the 20th century by a group of Jewish leaders to sell a homeland for Jews in Palestine, he retorted: "My people won these lands with their blood.
The Jaffa Clocktower, finished in 1903, was built to celebrate the silver jubilee of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
During the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II, the train route was built largely by the Ottomans, with German support.
On the contrary, their passivity identified them as ideal victims, with a challenged Sultan Abdul Hamid II (1842-1908) unleashing his wrath on loyal subjects to spite European powers.
Construction of the Great Synagogue of Edirne began in January 1906 after gaining the permission of the Ottoman Government and following the edict of Abdul Hamid II.
This second part focussed on two very different sultans - the most famous Suleiman the Magnificent who reigned in the golden age of the 16th century and the troubled reign of Abdul Hamid II in the 19th century when the Ottomans were dubbed "the Sick Man of Europe".
If there is one hero who resisted the sale of lands to the Jews, it would be none other than the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
Based on British records, he had visited Europe and gone to Istanbul to meet Sultan Abdul Hamid II to lobby for candidacy
The photographs now on show in Berlin were commissioned by Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II and were sent out to Western governments and media in a bid to make them sensitive to the Ottoman position after the Empire lost the war.
The aim was to support the existing rule of the Ottoman Sultan, Abdul Hamid II, and not to replace him, thereby giving Germany a potentially useful military ally.
In a report about al-Hamydia, Pravo newspaper said "The market was built in the 19th century by Sultan Abdul Hamid II as it is current architectural style is similar to that of Istanbul market regarding the system of small sub-streets and the roof.
Despite anti-Armenian discrimination from sultans like Abdul Hamid II, Balakian stresses the vital role Armenians played in Ottoman society and suggests their prosperity was a cause of envy.