Ahmed II

1643 - 1695

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Ahmed II (Ottoman Turkish: احمد ثانی‎ Aḥmed-i sānī) (25 February 1643 or 1 August 1642 – 6 February 1695) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1691 to 1695. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed II has received more than 634,227 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Ahmed II is the 321st most popular politician (down from 267th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Turkey (down from 45th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Turkish Politician.

Ahmed II was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 to 1617. He is most famous for being the Sultan who ended the Ottoman-Habsburg wars, and for his construction of the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne.

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Among politicians, Ahmed II ranks 321 out of 15,710Before him are Djoser, Qianlong Emperor, Philip V of Spain, Tolui, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Charles II of Spain. After him are Haile Selassie, Alcibiades, François Mitterrand, Charles V of France, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, and Seti I.

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Among people born in 1643, Ahmed II ranks 2Before him is Isaac Newton. After him are Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Afonso VI of Portugal, Alessandro Stradella, Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Jean-Baptiste Denys, Johann Adam Reincken, Jean Chardin, and Fran Krsto Frankopan. Among people deceased in 1695, Ahmed II ranks 3Before him are Christiaan Huygens and Jean de La Fontaine. After him are Henry Purcell, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Juana Inés de la Cruz, Pierre Mignard, Zumbi, Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Thomas Tew, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, and Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł.

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Among people born in Turkey, Ahmed II ranks 51 out of 1,128Before him are Epictetus (50), Croesus (-596), Xenophanes (-570), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Aristotle Onassis (1906), and Mihrimah Sultan (1522). After him are Mehmed V (1844), Hipparchus (-190), Mahidevran (1500), Theodosius II (401), Abdulmejid I (1823), and Ertuğrul (1198).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Ahmed II ranks 28Before him are Mahmud II (1785), Mehmed I (1386), Mehmed VI (1861), Julian (331), Croesus (-596), and Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404). After him are Mehmed V (1844), Mahidevran (1500), Theodosius II (401), Abdulmejid I (1823), Ertuğrul (1198), and Alp Arslan (1029).