Hafsa Sultan

1479 - 1534

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Hafsa Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: حفصه سلطان‎‎; c. 1478 – March 1534) was the wife of Selim I and the first valide sultan of the Ottoman Empire as the mother of Suleiman the Magnificent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hafsa Sultan has received more than 227,274 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Hafsa Sultan is the 578th most popular politician (down from 425th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 10th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Hafsa Sultan is most famous for being the wife of Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II. She was also the mother of Mehmed VI, who was the last Ottoman Sultan.

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Among politicians, Hafsa Sultan ranks 578 out of 15,710Before her are Xanthippe, Ibn Saud, Philip I of France, Mary of Burgundy, Reuven Rivlin, and Albert I of Belgium. After her are Norodom Sihanouk, Kim Dae-jung, Robert F. Kennedy, Licinius, Georgi Dimitrov, and Khosrow I.

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Among people born in 1479, Hafsa Sultan ranks 2Before her is Joanna of Castile. After her are Lisa del Giocondo, Vasili III of Russia, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Diego Columbus, Guru Amar Das, Peter Henlein, Ippolito d'Este, Francisco de Montejo, and Vallabha. Among people deceased in 1534, Hafsa Sultan ranks 2Before her is Pope Clement VII. After her are Antonio da Correggio, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Thomas Cajetan, Marcantonio Raimondi, Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Otto Brunfels, Barbara Jagiellon, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Johannes Aventinus.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Hafsa Sultan ranks 13 out of 913Before her are Golda Meir (1898), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), John III Sobieski (1629), Joseph Conrad (1857), Ilya Repin (1844), and Helena Blavatsky (1831). After her are Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595), Svetlana Alexievich (1948), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Élie Metchnikoff (1845), Andrei Chikatilo (1936), and Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Hafsa Sultan ranks 6Before her are Leon Trotsky (1879), Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Golda Meir (1898), and John III Sobieski (1629). After her are Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896).