Ahmed III

1673 - 1736

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Ahmed III (Ottoman Turkish: احمد ثالث, Aḥmed-i sālis; 30 December 1673 – 1 July 1736) was sultan of the Ottoman Empire and a son of sultan Mehmed IV (r. 1648–1687). His mother was Gülnuş Sultan, originally named Evmania Voria, who was an ethnic Greek. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed III has received more than 1,148,487 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Ahmed III is the 329th most popular politician (down from 291st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Bulgaria and the most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Ahmed III was a sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1703 to 1730. He is most famous for his patronage of the arts and architecture.

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Among politicians, Ahmed III ranks 329 out of 19,576Before him are Paul I of Russia, Abbas the Great, Sejong the Great, Şehzade Bayezid, Stephen I of Hungary, and Joachim Murat. After him are Park Chung-hee, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Cardinal Mazarin, Qianlong Emperor, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Among people born in 1673, Ahmed III ranks 1After him are Dimitrie Cantemir, Louis de Montfort, Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Rosalba Carriera, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, Alessandro Marcello, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, and Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg. Among people deceased in 1736, Ahmed III ranks 1After him are Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prince Eugene of Savoy, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Stephen Gray, Antonio Caldara, Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Filippo Juvarra, Theophan Prokopovich, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, Louise Diane d'Orléans, and Caspar van Wittel.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Ahmed III ranks 2 out of 415Before him are Aesop (-620). After him are Belisarius (505), Elias Canetti (1905), Flavius Aetius (390), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Phocas (547), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Ahmed III ranks 1After him are Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Phocas (547), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Talaat Pasha (1874), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), and Kubrat (605).