The main focus of this article is the death of the Ottoman ruler Sultan Mahmoud II. The framing of the focus of the article is around the two ironies about the death of Mahmoud II. First, the sultan's death from tuberculosis, which is considered a disease of poverty according to a widespread social opinion and, the second is the renaming of the street next to his mausoleum as Janissary Street. The article discusses the two events about the death of the ruler; on the one hand, tuberculosis and its literary connotations, on the other hand, the revenge relationship between the janissaries and the palace.
Keywords: Mahmoud II, tuberculosis, government, revenge, death