Ahmed I

1590 - 1617

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Ahmed I (Ottoman Turkish: احمد اول Aḥmed-i evvel; Turkish: I. Ahmed; 18 April 1590 – 22 November 1617) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 to 1617. Ahmed's reign is noteworthy for marking the first breach in the Ottoman tradition of royal fratricide; henceforth, Ottoman rulers would no longer systematically execute their brothers upon accession to the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed I has received more than 4,024,026 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Ahmed I is the 78th most popular politician (down from 56th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Türkiye (down from 9th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Politician.

Ahmed I is most famous for being the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1617 to 1618. He was a military man, and he led the Ottoman army to victory in several battles.

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Over the past year Ahmed I has had the most page views in the with 490,957 views, followed by Russian (488,398), and Turkish (459,614). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Albanian (544.77%), Estonian (119.18%), and Polish (85.21%)


Among politicians, Ahmed I ranks 78 out of 19,576Before him are Benjamin Franklin, Narendra Modi, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Nicholas II of Russia, Mehmed the Conqueror, and Napoleon II. After him are Francisco Franco, Caligula, Uthman, Selim I, Harald V of Norway, and Nebuchadnezzar II.

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Among people born in 1590, Ahmed I ranks 1After him are Kösem Sultan, Pope Clement X, Mahfiruz Hatun, Simon Vouet, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Gioachino Greco, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Yamada Nagamasa, Urbain Grandier, Jacob van Eyck, and Théophile de Viau. Among people deceased in 1617, Ahmed I ranks 1After him are Pocahontas, John Napier, Rose of Lima, Francisco Suárez, Emperor Go-Yōzei, Concino Concini, David Fabricius, Hendrik Goltzius, 4th Dalai Lama, Fausto Veranzio, and Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Ahmed I ranks 11 out of 1,347Before him are Thales of Miletus (-623), Saint Nicholas (270), Osman I (1254), Saint George (280), Selim II (1524), and Mehmed the Conqueror (1432). After him are Galen (129), Selim I (1470), Diogenes (-404), Murad III (1546), Anaximander (-610), and Saint Barbara (300).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Ahmed I ranks 5Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent (1494), Osman I (1254), Selim II (1524), and Mehmed the Conqueror (1432). After him are Selim I (1470), Murad III (1546), Murad IV (1612), Mehmed III (1566), Murad I (1326), Murad II (1404), and Abdul Hamid II (1842).