Muhammad V

Muhammad V

or

Mehmet V,

1844–1918, Ottoman sultan (1909–18). He succeeded to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) when the liberal Young Turk revolution of 1909 deposed his brother, Abd al-Hamid II. He exercised no actual power under the new constitution, and the administration was dominated by Enver PashaEnver Pasha
, 1881–1922, Turkish general and political leader. He took a prominent part in the Young Turk revolution of 1908, which reestablished the liberal constitution of 1876. By a coup in 1913, Enver Pasha became the virtual dictator.
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. During Muhammad's reign Turkey lost most of its remaining European possessions in the Balkan WarsBalkan Wars,
1912–13, two short wars, fought for the possession of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire. The outbreak of the Italo-Turkish War for the possession of Tripoli (1911) encouraged the Balkan states to increase their territory at Turkish expense.
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 (1912–13) and lost Tripoli to Italy in 1911–12. Germany gained increasing influence over Turkish affairs, resuming the construction of the Baghdad RailwayBaghdad Railway,
railroad of international importance linking Europe with Asia Minor and the Middle East. The line runs from İstanbul, Turkey, to Basra, Iraq; it connected what were distant regions of the Ottoman Empire.
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 in 1911. Muhammad sided with the Central Powers in World War I. He died shortly before the Turkish surrender and was succeeded by his brother, Muhammad VI.

Muhammad V

(Sidi Muhammad ibn Youssef), 1910–61, king of Morocco (1957–61). He succeeded his father, Moulay Youssef, as sultan in 1927. An ardent nationalist, he was deposed and exiled (1953) by the French. After strong nationalist pressure, the French brought (1955) Muhammad from exile in Madagascar to France, where he was once again recognized as sultan. He obtained (1956) full recognition of Moroccan sovereignty from France and Spain and, in 1957, he took the title of king of Morocco. He was succeeded (1961) by his son, Moulay Hassan, who became Hassan IIHassan II
, 1929–99, king of Morocco (1961–99). Formerly crown prince Moulay Hassan ben Mohammed Alaoui, he ascended the throne on the death (1961) of his father, Muhammad V. A graduate of the Univ.
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Kelantan's Sultan Muhammad V has divorced former Russian beauty queen Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko last month in Singapore according to Islamic laws, his lawyers in Singapore confirmed today.
Malaysia's King Muhammad V resigned on Sunday, the first time a monarch has stepped down from the throne in the country before completing their five-year tenure, Aljazeera reports.
Sultan Muhammad V's decision marks the first time a king has abdicated in the Muslim-majority country since it gained independence from Britain in 1957.
Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has sued a foreign-controlled firm for allegedly 'grabbing' its land in Melaka below market price, claiming that the latter had cited former Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's name in the acquisition.
He said this in commenting on the decision by Istana Negara not to confer any awards in conjunction with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's birthday celebration on Sept 9.
'In fact, many farmers keep the subsidised herbicides and do not use them, as they may not be suitable considering the different type of diseases that attack their padi plants and cultivation,' he said when debating on the motion of thanks of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's royal address at the Dewan Rakyat today.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's remark to lawmakers to 'not run' before his royal address was a 'joke,' Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
Apandi has been replaced by senior lawyer Tommy Thomas as AG following the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's royal assent last night.
Foremost on the cards, she said, was public debate over Thomas' suitability for the post as a non-Malay and non-Muslim, which were among the reasons given for Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's rejection of the government's sole nomination.
Media reports on Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's reasons for rejecting Thomas have been varied.
In an article published this evening, The Malaysian Insight claimed the prime minister formally submitted the name for Yang diPertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V's consideration 10 days ago but has not heard back.
The message spreading online purported that Dr Wan Azizah and her husband, Pakatan Harapan de facto chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, met with Sultan Muhammad V's mother on May 24 to discuss the alleged wedding.