74.3 The Red Sultan and the Young Turks Revolution

A History of Europe, Key Battles

Feb 17 2023 • 23 mins

The Ottoman Empire is in disarray and its treasury bankrupt. Under Sultan Abdul Hamid, the Red Sultan, there are violent suppression of uprisings of the Armenians in Anatolia. And in the Balkans the Macedonians and Albanians appeal for independence. A rebellion in Macedonia leads to the The Young Turk revolution and the overthrow of the sultan.



Music: Mazurkas by Chopin

Picture - Sultan Abdul Hamid

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