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Princess Durru Shehvar

Noble person

Princess Durru Shehvar Her Imperial Highness The Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar Sultan, (Khadija Khayriya Ayesha Dürrühsehvar, خدیجہ خیریہ عائشہ در شہوار or Turkish: Hatice Hayriye Ayşe Dürrüşehvar), also known as HIH Princess Durru Shevar (26 January 1914, Çamlıca Palace, Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey – 7 February 2006) was the daughter of the third marriage of His Imperial Majesty Sultan Abdul Mejid Efendi of the Ottoman Empire, son of His Imperial Majesty The Sultan Abdülâziz, Commander of the Faithful and Successor of the Prophet of the Lord of the Universe, Emperor of the Ottomans and the last heir apparent to the Imperial Ottoman throne and the last Caliph of the Muslim world. She held the titles of Princess of Berar and Imperial Princess of the Ottoman Empire. The princess was born in Turkey when the Ottoman Empire was passing through its last phase. Her father, Caliph Abdülmecid II, went into exile in Paris, France after the abolition of the Caliphate by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in 1924. Upon the family's exile to France in 1924, she was sought by the Shah of Persia and King Fuad I of Egypt as a bride for their respective heirs, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and Farouk, and by Prince Azam Jah  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar,Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Durruhsehvar,Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar Sultan
Date of birth
1914-01-26
Place of birth
Üsküdar
Parents
Abdülmecid II
Children
Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah Muffakham Jah

Death

Date of death
2006-02-07
Place of death
London

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