Navekmisal Hanım

Navekmisal Hanım (Ottoman Turkish: ناوك مثال خانم; died 5 August 1854; meaning "Coquettish"[1]) was the eighteenth consort of Sultan Abdulmejid I of the Ottoman Empire.

Navekmisal Hanım
Died5 August 1854
Şemsipaşa Palace, Üsküdar, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (present day Istanbul, Turkey)
Burial
Imperial ladies Mausoleum, New Mosque, Istanbul
Spouse
(m. 1853)
Names
Turkish: Navekmisal Hanım
Ottoman Turkish: ناوك مثال خانم
HouseOttoman (by marriage)
ReligionSunni Islam

Navekmisal married Abdulmejid in 1853. She was given the title of "Fifth Ikbal". She remained childless.[2][3] In early 1854, she probanly had fallen victim to the epidemic of tuberculosis[2] then raging in Istanbul in the nineteenth century. She died on 5 August 1854, at Şemsipaşa Palace located at Üsküdar. She is buried in the mausoleum of the imperial ladies at the New Mosque, Istanbul.[2][3]

In literatureEdit

  • Navekmisal is a character in Hıfzı Topuz's historical novel Abdülmecit: İmparatorluk Çökerken Sarayda 22 Yıl: Roman (2009).[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ergun Hiçyılmaz (2011). Avrat Pazarından Hareme: Mahrem Tarih. Destek Yayınevi. p. 39. ISBN 978-605-4455-65-2.
  2. ^ a b c Uluçay 2011, p. 215.
  3. ^ a b Sakaoğlu 2007, p. 603.
  4. ^ Hıfzı Topuz (2009). Abdülmecit: İmparatorluk Çökerken Sarayda 22 Yıl: Roman. Remzi Kitabevi. p. 135. ISBN 978-975-14-1357-4.

SourcesEdit

  • Sakaoğlu, Necdet (2007). Bu Mülkün Kadın Sultanları. Beyoğlu, İstanbul : Oğlak Yayıncılık ve Reklamcılık. ISBN 978-9-753-29299-3.
  • Uluçay, Mustafa Çağatay (2011). Padişahların kadınları ve kızları. Ankara: Ötüken. ISBN 978-9-754-37840-5.