World Bulletin / News Desk
A funeral took place in Istanbul for Osman Nami Osmanoglu, grandson of Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II who reigned from 1876 to 1909.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, State Minister & Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, Interior Minister Besir Atalay, State Minister Hayati Yazici, State Minister Faruk Celik, Istanbul Governor Haseyin Avni Mutlu and Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbas were in attendance at the funeral.
Osmanoglu died at Istanbul's Dr. Siyami Hersek Cardiovascular Surgery Hospital on Thursday morning at the age of 93. He had been receiving medical treatment in the intensive care unit of the hospital for heart failure since June 10.
He will be laid to rest in Istanbul later in the day.
Born in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1918 as the son of Sultan Abdulhamid's daughter Ayse Sultan, Osmanoglu spent 50 years in foreign countries and dealt with art and painting.
He returned to Turkey in 1974. Osmanoglu was the last surviving grandchild of Sultan Abdulhamit II.
The names of the other members of Ottoman dinasty who attended the funeral:
Müşfika Osmanoğlu (Wife of the Sultanzade Osman Nami ),
Mediha Şükriye Martinez (Daughter of Sultanzade Osman Nami),
Fethiye Nimet Bory (Daughter of Sultanzade Osman Nami),
Ayşe Adile Tars (Daughter of Sultanzade Osman Nami),
Gül Nur Ragot (Daughter of Sultanzade Osman Nami),
Ayten Kunter (Daughter of Sultanzade Osman Nami),
Ayşe Dreyfus (Daughter of Mediha Şükriye Martinez)
Refia Roksan Kunter (Daughter of Ayten Kunter)
Ayşe Feyzan Arıbaş (Daughter of Ayşe Adile Tars)
Sultan's son Harun Osmanoğlu (Son of Mehmed Abdülkerim Efendi),
Sultan's son Orhan Osmanoğlu (Son of Harun Efendi),
Sultan's son Abdülhamid Kayıhan Osmanoğlu (Son of Harun Efendi),
Sultan's son Yavuz Selim Osmanoğlu (Son of Orhan Efendi),
Nurhan Sultan (Daughter of Harun Efendi),
Sultanzade Salih Avni Beyefendi (Son of Safvet Neslişah Sultan),
Sultanzade Ömer Avni Beyefendi (Son of Safvet Neslişah Sultan),
Fatma Yasemin Barış (Fatma Aliye Sultan)
Muhsin Osman Yegen (Grandson of Fatma Aliye Hanımsultan)
Kenize Murad (Daughter of Selma Hanımsultan)
Resan İris (Daughter of Sultanzade Celal Refik Beyefendi),
Telgüzar Hanımefendi (Wife of Sultanzade Celal Refik Beyefendi)