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Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu (Ottoman Turkish: بایزید عثمان; born 3 October 1924) is the 44th Head of the Imperial House of Osman, which ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1922. The monarchy was abolished in 1922, with the modern Republic of Turkey replacing it. He is the second son of Sultan Abdülmecid I’s grandson Ibrahim Tevfik (Beşiktaş, Istanbul, 24 September 1874 – Cimiez, Nice, 31 December 1931) by his fourth wife Hadice Sadiye Hanim. If reigning, he would be Grand Sultan Bayezid III. He is a member of one of the younger branches of the House of Osman.