3 March 1869
|Died||21 January 1909 (aged 39)|
Yıldız Palace, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (modern-day Istanbul, Turkey)
Yahya Efendi Cemetery, Istanbul
|Spouse||Abdul Hamid II|
|Issue||Şehzade Mehmed Burhaneddin|
|House||Ottoman (by marriage)|
Mezidimestan Kadın was born on 3 March 1869 in Gagra, Abkhazia. Born as Kadriye Kamile Mikanba, she was a member of Abkhazian noble family Mikanba. Her father was Kaymat Bey Mikanba, and her mother was Princess Feryal Hanım Marshan, an Abkhazian. She was the first cousin of Nazikeda Kadın.
In 1876, she had been brought to Istanbul as a young child, where her uncle entrusted her to the imperial harem together with her cousins Emine, Daryal and Naciye, cousins Amine (1872 - 1946), Rumeysa (1875 - 1927), Pakize (1876 - 1943), and Fatima.
Mezidimestan married Abdul Hamid on 2 February 1885 at the Yıldız Palace. She was given the title of "Beşinci Kadın". On 19 December 1886, a year after the marriage, she gave birth to her only son, Şehzade Mehmed Burhaneddin.
Her cousin Daryal renamed Iryale was married to Şehzade Mehmed Selim, son of Sultan Abdul Hamid II. Her other cousin Amine renamed Nazikeda was married to Şehzade Yusuf Izzeddin, son of Sultan Abdülaziz.
Mezidimestan Kadın and Abdul Hamid had one son:
- Şehzade Mehmed Burhaneddin (Constantinople, Yıldız Palace, 19 December 1885 – New York City, 15 June 1949 and buried in Damascus), married and had issue.
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