Esma Sultan (daughter of Ahmed III)

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Esma Sultan
Born 14 March 1726
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died 13 August 1788(1788-08-13) (aged 62)
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Spouse Damat Yakup Pasha
Muhsinzade Mehmed Pasha
Full name
Esma Sultan
Dynasty Ottoman
Father Ahmed III
Mother Zeynep Kadın
Religion Islam

Esma Sultan (14 March 1726 – 13 August 1788) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Ahmed III and his consort Zeynep Kadın. She was the half-sister of Sultan Mustafa III and Abdul Hamid I.[1]

Biography[edit]

Esma Sultan was born as the daughter of Sultan Ahmed III and his consort Zeynep Kadınefendi. She was the half sister of Sultan Mustafa III and Abdul Hamid I. She is said to be curious about the west. She received the wife and mother-in-law of the Baron de Tott, the Huerved as military adviser to the Turkish government for many years. At seventeen she married firstly to Damat Yakup Pasha on 19 February 1743. Married secondly 1744 Damat Pir Mustafa Pasha. That pasha having died on 6 January 1757, she then married Muhsinzade Mehmed Pasha on 23 June 1758. She died in 1788.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sicil-i Osmani, Mehmet Süreyya Bey, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, ISBN 975-333-038-3 Istanbul, 1996.