TURKEY: Mohammed VI

Little anxiety for the personal safety and comfort of former Sultan Mohammed VI of Turkey was felt in 1922, when eluding the Kemalists he fled from Constaninople aboard a British warship, and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey turned his realm into the republic of which Mustapha Kemal Pasha is now president.

Last week, however, despatches from San Remo, famed Riviera resort, described Mohammed VI, once both Sultan and Caliph, as no longer able to command the state and retinue which he has maintained until very recently. Gifts and contributions from wealthy...

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