Sultan Osman III was born in January 2, 1639. His
father is Sultan Mustafa II, his mother is Sehsuvar Sultana. he succeed the throne in the
age of 56. Because he lived a prisonerís life in the palace, he was nervous by the
character. But, he was a gracious and merciful sovereign.
Sultan Osman III hated music and the musician, he sent
away all the musicians from the palace. Because he did not want to come a cross with the
female servants he wore iron healed shoes. All the female servants were hiding as they
heard the sound of his heals. He reigned for nearly three years, he changed his grand
vizier for seven times.
It is known that he went in public by disguising
himself. He died in October 30 1757 because of a boil in his body. He was buried near the
tomb of Sultan Mahmoud I.