Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar, (Khadija Khayriya Ayesha Dürrühsehvar or Turkish: Hatice Hayriye Ayşe Dürrüşehvar), also known as Durru Shevar (born January 26, 1914 in Çamlıca, Üsküdar, İstanbul, Turkey – died February 7, 2006) was the daughter of Abdul Mejid Efendi of Turkey, son of Sultan Abdülâziz and the last heir apparent to the Ottoman throne and the last Caliph of the Muslim world. Turkish ( tr Türkçe IPA) is a language spoken by over 63 million people worldwide making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. Events 1340 - King Edward III of England is declared King of France. Year 1914 ( MCMXIV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Üsküdar is a large and densely populated suburb of Istanbul, on the Anatolian shore of the Bosphorus right opposite the heart of the great city next Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other Names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches Events 457 - Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire. 1074 - Battle of Montesarchio in which the Prince Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Abdülmecid II (also with various alternate spellings including Abdul Mejid, Aakhir Khalifatul Muslimeen Sultan Abd-ul-Mejid, Abdul Medjit, and in Sultan (سلطان is an Islamic title with several historical meanings Abdülaziz ( Ottoman Turkish: عبد العزيز ( February 9, 1830 June 4 1876) was the 32nd Sultan of the Ottoman An heir apparent is an Heir who (short of a fundamental change in the situation cannot be displaced from inheriting the term is used in contrast to Heir presumptive The Ottoman Empire (1299–1923 ( Old Ottoman Turkish: دولتْ علیّه عثمانیّه Devlet-i Âliye-yi Osmâniyye, Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish The Caliph is the Head of state in a Caliphate, and the title for the leader of the Islamic Ummah, an Islamic community ruled by the Shari'ah For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation.
The princess was born in Turkey when the Ottoman Empire was passing through its last phase. Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches The Ottoman Empire (1299–1923 ( Old Ottoman Turkish: دولتْ علیّه عثمانیّه Devlet-i Âliye-yi Osmâniyye, Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish Her father, Caliph Abdul Mejid, went into exile in the south of France after the abolition of the Caliphate by Kemal Ataturk in 1924.
On the family's exile to France in 1924, she was sought by the Shah of Persia and King Fuad I of Egypt as a bride for their respective heirs, Mohammed Reza and Farouk, and by Prince Azam Jah (1907 - 1970), the eldest son and heir of the last Nizam of Hyderabad State, Osman Ali Khan, Asif Jah VII, whom she married in Nice, France, on November 12, 1931. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For the Afghan serial killer see Reza Khan (Taliban. Fuad I, born Ahmed Fuad, ( Arabic: فؤاد الأول Fu'ād al-Awwal) ( March 26, 1868 - April 28, 1936 General Azam Jah Walashan Nawab Mir Sir Himayat Ali Khan Bahadur, GCIE, GBE, MSM ( 21 February Year 1907 ( MCMVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Nizam ( Urdu: نظام) a shortened version of Nizam-ul-Mulk ( Urdu: نظامالملک) meaning Administrator of the Realm, was Hyderābād and Berar (హైదరాబాదు حیدر آباد under the Nizams was the largest Princely state in the erstwhile Indian Empire Asaf Jah VII (Osman Ali Khan Bahadur born April 6, 1886 &ndash died February 24, 1967) was the last Nizam (or ruler of the Nice (nis Niçard Occitan: Niça norm or Nissa, Italian: Nizza or Nizza Marittima, Greek Events 764 - Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Her first cousin Princess Niloufer, was married to Prince Moazzam Jah, the second son of the Nizam. HH Princess Niloufer (full name Princess Niloufer Khanum Sultana) was one of the last princesses of the Ottoman empire. General Sir Muazzam Jah, KCIE ( 21 December 1907 - 15 September[[ 1987]] was the son of the last Nizam of Hyderabad
The marriage of the princess was performed, in the south of France, by the good offices of Maulana Shaukat Ali, brother of Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar, the leader of the Khilafat Movement in India. Maulana Shaukat Ali was an Indian Muslim Nationalist and leader of the Khilafat movement Note: Do not confuse with Maulana Muhammad Ali Lahori Muhammad Ali (the Muslim boxer or any other people named Muhammad Ali see Muhammad Ali (disambiguation The Khilafat movement (1919-1924 was a political campaign launched mainly by Muslims in South Asia to influence the British government and to protect the India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country
It was believed at that time that the matrimonial alliance between the Nizam, the richest ruler in the world of his time, and the deposed Caliph would lead to the emergence of a Muslim ruler who could be acceptable to the world powers in place of the Ottoman sultans. Princess Durru Shahvar, whose father was raised by a branch of the Ottoman monarchy deeply interested in modernizing reforms and believed in modern education for women including his wives and daughter, became a popular public figure after her arrival in Hyderabad. Hyderābād and Berar (హైదరాబాదు حیدر آباد under the Nizams was the largest Princely state in the erstwhile Indian Empire She believed that women should earn their own living, and helped to remove the practice of purdah. This article is about the practice of preventing men from seeing women
Following the birth of her sons Prince Mukarram Jah in 1933 and Prince Muffakham Jah in 1936, she took charge of their upbringing, the two princes being educated in Britain and also marrying Turkish ladies. Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah Asaf Jah VIII born 6 October 1933 in the Hilafet Palace at Nice, France, less formally known as Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Muffakham Jah was born to Azam Jah and Durru Shehvar in 1936. Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The last Nizam later bypassed his own son and nominated her first son and his grandson, as his successor.
The Princess became the first woman to inaugurate an airport when she inaugurated the airport in Hyderabad in the 1940s. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be She is also credited with inaugurating the Osmania General Hospital. Osmania General Hospital is one of the reputed hospitals in India located at Afzal Gunj, Hyderabad in the state of Andhra Pradesh. She set up the Durru Shehvar Children's & General Hospital for women and children in the old city of Hyderabad. Durru Shehvar Children's & General Hospital (PDSCGH is a non-government and non-profit Hospital in Hyderabad India. Her last public appearance in the city was when she presided over the opening ceremony of the Nizam’s Silver Jubilee Museum in 2000. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.