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Mehmed V

Mehmed V Resad or Mahommed V, (November 2 1844 - July 3 1918), known as Reshid Effendi or Mehmed Resad before accession, was the sultan of the Ottoman empire from April 27 1909 to 1918 after his elder brother Abdul-Hamid II was forced to abdicate.

Constantinople was under military occupation at the time of Mehmed's death there (it was also his birthplace).

Preceded by:
Abd-ul-Hamid II
Ottoman sultans Succeeded by:
Mehmed VI