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Ayşe Osmanoğlu

<p><strong>Ay&#351;e G&#252;lnev Osmano&#287;lu</strong> is a member of the Ottoman Imperial family, being descended from Sultan Murad V through her grandfather, and from Sultan Mehmed V (Mehmed Re&#351;ad) through her grandmother. After reading History and Politics at the University of Exeter, she obtained an M.A. in Turkish Studies from SOAS, University of London, where she specialised in Ottoman History. She lives in the UK with her husband and five children.</p>