Gazi Husrev-beg

1480 - 1541

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Sultanzade Gazi Husrev-beg (Ottoman Turkish: غازى خسرو بك, Gāzī Ḫusrev Beğ; Modern Turkish: Gazi Hüsrev Bey; 1484–1541) was an Ottoman Bosnian sanjak-bey (governor) of the Sanjak of Bosnia in 1521–1525, 1526–1534, and 1536–1541. He was known for his successful conquests and campaigns to further Ottoman expansion into Croatia and Hungary. However, his most important legacy was major contribution to the improvement of the structural development of Sarajevo and its urban area. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gazi Husrev-beg has received more than 84,300 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Gazi Husrev-beg is the 3,624th most popular politician (up from 3,879th in 2019), the 234th most popular biography from Greece (up from 246th in 2019) and the 94th most popular Greek Politician.

Gazi Husrev-Beg is most famous for his architectural work in Bosnia. He is the one who designed the Old Bridge of Mostar and the Gazi Husrev-Beg Mosque.

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Over the past year Gazi Husrev-beg has had the most page views in the with 7,075 views, followed by Bosnian (6,704), and Turkish (6,128). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hungarian (376.84%), Turkish (52.06%), and Slovenian (43.81%)


Among politicians, Gazi Husrev-beg ranks 3,624 out of 19,576Before him are Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Emperor Houshao of Han, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, Wied, Prince of Albania, Yisrael Kristal, and Lionel Jospin. After him are Sa'd ibn Mu'adh, Sima Shi, Mesud I, Gabriel Narutowicz, Charles II, Duke of Parma, and Anna Leopoldovna.

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Among people born in 1480, Gazi Husrev-beg ranks 14Before him are Joachim Patinir, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, Palma Vecchio, and Dosso Dossi. After him are Pier Gerlofs Donia, Marcantonio Raimondi, Salaì, Jean Clouet, Matrakçı Nasuh, and Juan de Grijalva. Among people deceased in 1541, Gazi Husrev-beg ranks 6Before him are Paracelsus, Francisco Pizarro, Margaret Tudor, Johann Georg Faust, and Pedro de Alvarado. After him are Francysk Skaryna, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Jean Clouet, Bernard van Orley, and Andreas Karlstadt.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Gazi Husrev-beg ranks 234 out of 1,024Before him are Dimitri Mitropoulos (1896), Lycurgus of Athens (-390), Antiochus VIII Grypus (-141), Aristarchus of Samothrace (-217), Theodoros Kolokotronis (1770), and Corinna (-501). After him are Archelaus (-500), Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Alexandra of Yugoslavia (1921), Timon of Phlius (-320), Antiochus XI Epiphanes (-115), and Konstantinos Stephanopoulos (1926).


Among politicians born in Greece, Gazi Husrev-beg ranks 94Before him are Pausanias of Sparta (null), Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906), Idomeneus of Crete (null), Archidamus II (-450), Lycurgus of Athens (-390), and Antiochus VIII Grypus (-141). After him are Alexander I of Epirus (-362), Antiochus XI Epiphanes (-115), Konstantinos Stephanopoulos (1926), Andreas Palaiologos (1453), Katerina Sakellaropoulou (1956), and Hypereides (-390).