Bayezid I

1354 - 1403

Bayezid I

Bayezid I (Ottoman Turkish: بايزيد اول‎; Turkish: I. Bayezid, Yıldırım Bayezid (nicknamed Yıldırım, Ottoman Turkish: یلدیرم‎, romanized: Yıldırım, "Lightning, Thunderbolt"); 1354 – 8 March 1403) was the Ottoman Sultan from 1389 to 1402. He was the son of Murad I and Gülçiçek Hatun. He built one of the largest armies in the known world at the time and unsuccessfully besieged Constantinople. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bayezid I has received more than 655,633 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 105th most popular politician.

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  • 80.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 15.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Bayezid I ranks 104 out of 14,801Before him are Theodosius I, Tiberius, Herod the Great, Philip II of Spain, Skanderbeg, and Pepin the Short. After him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Osman I, Isabella I of Castile, Xerxes I, Louis XIII of France, and Muammar Gaddafi.

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Among people born in 1354, Bayezid I ranks 1After him are Skirgaila, Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster, Dan I of Wallachia, and Peter II of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1403, Bayezid I ranks 1After him are Henry Percy and Katherine Swynford.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Bayezid I ranks 16 out of 901Before him are Saint Nicholas (270), Ahmed I (1590), Murad IV (1612), Mimar Sinan (1490), Murad III (1546), and Diogenes (-404). After him are Galen (129), Osman I (1254), Murad I (1326), Mehmed III (1566), Abdul Hamid II (1842), and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954).