Şermi Kadın

Şermi Kadın (Turkish: Rabia Şermi Kadın; Ottoman Turkish: رابعہ شرمی قادین; died; c. 1732;[3]) was a consort of Sultan Ahmed III and the mother of Sultan Abdul Hamid I.

Şermi Kadın
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The burial place of Râbi'a Şermî Kadın is located inside The Cedid Havatin[1] outbuilding of the mausoleum of Turhan Sultan, next to the tomb of her fellow consort Mihrişah Kadın,[2] in New Mosque at Eminönü in Istanbul.
Diedc. 1732 (1733)
Eski Palace, Beyazıt Square, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (modern-day Istanbul, Turkey)
Burial
Imperial ladies Mausoleum, New Mosque, Eminönü, Istanbul
SpouseAhmed III
IssueAbdul Hamid I
Names
Turkish: Rabia Şermi Kadın
Ottoman Turkish: رابعہ شرمی قادین
ReligionSunni Islam

LifeEdit

Her birthplace and date are unknown. On 20 March 1725 she gave birth to her only son Şehzade Abdul Hamid. In 1728, when he was three she commissioned a fountain in Şemsipaşa, Üsküdar. Ahmed was deposed in 1730, and his nephew Mahmud I ascended the throne. Şermi along with other ladies of Ahmed's harem went to the Eski Palace, at Beyazıt Square.[3]

Death and aftermathEdit

Şermi died in 1732 leaving Abdul Hamid motherless at the age of seven he was then entrusted in the care of his elder half-brother Mustafa III, and was buried in the mausoleum of imperial ladies, in the New Mosque in Istanbul.

Abdul Hamid ascended the throne in 1774 after the death of his elder half brother Mustafa III. However, she was never Valide Sultan, as she had died forty two years before Abdul Hamid ascended the throne. He created the Beylerbeyi Mosque in memory of his mother.[3]

IssueEdit

Together with Ahmed, Şermi had one son:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eminönü Sultan V. Murat Cedit Türbesi".
  2. ^ Sakaoğlu, Necdet (2008). Bu mülkün kadın sultanları: Vâlide sultanlar, hâtunlar, hasekiler, kadınefendiler, sultanefendiler. Oğlak Yayıncılık. p. 303. ISBN 978-9-753-29623-6.
  3. ^ a b c Sakaoğlu, Necdet (2008). Bu mülkün kadın sultanları: Vâlide sultanlar, hâtunlar, hasekiler, kadınefendiler, sultanefendiler. Oğlak Publications. p. 303. ISBN 978-9-753-29623-6.