Beyhan Sultan

1497 - 1559

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Beyhan Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: بیحان سلطان; died 1559) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Selim I and Ayşe Hafsa Sultan (possible) or maybe Ayşe Hatun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beyhan Sultan has received more than 25,493 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Beyhan Sultan is the 1,964th most popular politician (up from 2,337th in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 285th in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Turkish Politician.

Beyhan Sultan is most famous for being the wife of Ottoman Sultan Murad III.

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Among politicians, Beyhan Sultan ranks 1,964 out of 15,710Before her are Nikolai Podgorny, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, William II of Sicily, Raisa Gorbacheva, Hostilian, and Sigismund of Burgundy. After her are Desiderius, Maymunah bint al-Harith, Louise of Orléans, Khasekhemwy, Donald Rumsfeld, and François Ravaillac.

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Among people born in 1497, Beyhan Sultan ranks 3Before her are Philip Melanchthon and Hans Holbein the Younger. After her are Pedro de Valdivia, Mōri Motonari, Emperor Go-Nara, Jean Fernel, Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Stephen Gardiner. Among people deceased in 1559, Beyhan Sultan ranks 5Before her are Henry II of France, Pope Paul IV, Christian II of Denmark, and Christian III of Denmark. After her are Isabella Jagiellon, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk, Michele Sanmicheli, Benvenuto Tisi, and Robert Estienne.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Beyhan Sultan ranks 259 out of 1,128Before her are Fatma Sultan (1500), Priscus (410), Gemistus Pletho (1355), Eumenes (-362), Mehmet Ali Ağca (1958), and Herophilos (-335). After her are Basilios Bessarion (1403), Şah Sultan (1509), Theophanes the Confessor (758), Cleanthes (-330), Julius Martov (1873), and Michael IV the Paphlagonian (1010).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Beyhan Sultan ranks 143Before her are Samuel of Bulgaria (958), Theophanu (960), Cemal Gürsel (1895), Michael IX Palaiologos (1277), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), and Alexander (870). After her are Şah Sultan (1509), Julius Martov (1873), Michael IV the Paphlagonian (1010), Astyanax (null), Tiberius III (700), and Attalus II Philadelphus (-220).