Sultan Mehmet IV was born in January 2nd 1642, in Istanbul. His
father is Sultan Ibrahim I and his mother is Turhan Hatice Sultana.
Turhan Sultana was Russian originated. She had taken care of Mehmet's
education. Sultan Mehmet was a brilliant rider and a hunter. He
was interested in literature. Mehmet IV came to throne after his
father's murder in August 8, 1648. Sultan Mehmet was only seven
when he was accessed. He was a religious man. He prohibited alcohol,
and closed the alcohol manufacturers. He had chosen his grand viziers
from the family of Koprulu. Under the administration of Ahmed Koprulu
the empire recovered from its depression. Moreover, the Ottoman
Empire has reached its largest territories. Sultan Mehmet IV had
spent most his life with palace intrigues. After the Ottomans had
been defeated in Vienna, the council dethroned him in November 8,
1687. Until his death he was imprisoned in his room with two concubines.
He had died in Edirne, in 1693 and he was buried in Istanbul.
His Wifes : Meh-pare Emetullah Rabi'a Gulnush Mother Sultana,
Afife Kadin, Gulnar Kadin, Kaniye Haseki, Siyavush Haseki
His Sons: Mustafa II, Ahmed III, Beyazid
His Daughters: Hatice, Safiye, Ummu Gulsum,Fatma