Abdulmejid I

1823 - 1861

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Abdulmejid I (Ottoman Turkish: عبد المجيد اول, romanized: ʿAbdü'l-Mecîd-i evvel, Turkish: I. Abdülmecid; 25 April 1823 – 25 June 1861) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He succeeded his father Mahmud II on 2 July 1839. His reign was notable for the rise of nationalist movements within the empire's territories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdulmejid I has received more than 1,308,464 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Abdulmejid I is the 385th most popular politician (down from 370th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 63rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Politician.

Abdulmejid I was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1839 to 1861. He is most famous for being the first sultan to live in the newly constructed Dolmabahçe Palace, which he commissioned.

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Over the past year Abdulmejid I has had the most page views in the with 344,236 views, followed by English (251,275), and Russian (105,999). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Spanish (860.81%), Slovenian (391.60%), and Finnish (77.23%)


Among politicians, Abdulmejid I ranks 385 out of 19,576Before him are Ögedei Khan, Frederick III, German Emperor, Taejo of Joseon, Henry VII of England, Nerva, and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. After him are Edward III of England, Barack Obama, Hatice Sultan, Henry the Fowler, Georges Pompidou, and Alfonso XIII of Spain.

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Among people born in 1823, Abdulmejid I ranks 1After him are Phineas Gage, Max Müller, Alfred Russel Wallace, Gyula Andrássy, Ernest Renan, Sándor Petőfi, Leopold Kronecker, Édouard Lalo, Alexandre Cabanel, Jean-Henri Fabre, and Li Hongzhang. Among people deceased in 1861, Abdulmejid I ranks 1After him are Taras Shevchenko, Frederick William IV of Prussia, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Albert, Prince Consort, Xianfeng Emperor, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Lola Montez, Pedro V of Portugal, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, and Utagawa Kuniyoshi.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Abdulmejid I ranks 57 out of 1,347Before him are Margaret the Virgin (292), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Mustafa II (1664), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), Julian (331), and Apollonius of Perga (-262). After him are Aspasia (-470), Hatice Sultan (1496), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Selim III (1761), Ibn Taymiyyah (1263), and Mahmud I (1696).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Abdulmejid I ranks 32Before him are Ahmed II (1643), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), Mehmed V (1844), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Mustafa II (1664), and Julian (331). After him are Hatice Sultan (1496), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Selim III (1761), Mahmud I (1696), Osman III (1699), and Mustafa III (1717).