Ottoman Empire 1320-1922
The Ottoman Empire was founded by Osman, who lived
from 1258 to 1324. The Arabic word for Osman is Uthman, hence
Mehmed Vahideddin, aka
Mehmed VI, was the last Ottoman
The end of the Ottoman Empire came in 1922, when the
Republic was established.
As to his experience with regards to
ending an empire see also
Here are the Ottoman sultans:
And here are the maps
POSSESSIONS OF THE OTTOMAN TURKS
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Governments of Turkey.
Timeline of Modern Turkey.