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Hafsa Sultan

1479 - 1534

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Hafsa Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: حفصه سلطان, "Young lioness"; c. 1475 or before – 19 March 1534), also called Ayşe Hafsa Sultan, was a concubine 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 417,269 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Hafsa Sultan is the 351st most popular politician (up from 578th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 13th in 2019) and the 5th 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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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.25

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Among politicians, Hafsa Sultan ranks 351 out of 15,577Before her are Abbas the Great, François Mitterrand, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Charles V of France, Khafra, and Turhan Hatice Sultan. After her are Mustafa II, Stepan Bandera, Philip I of Castile, Cambyses II, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Edward VIII.

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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, Peter Henlein, Guru Amar Das, Francisco de Montejo, Ippolito d'Este, Vallabha, and Catherine of York. Among people deceased in 1534, Hafsa Sultan ranks 2Before her is Pope Clement VII. After her are Antonio da Correggio, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Marcantonio Raimondi, Thomas Cajetan, Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Stephen VIII Báthory, Barbara Jagiellon, Otto Brunfels, and Antonio da Sangallo the Elder.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Hafsa Sultan ranks 7 out of 1,083Before her are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), and Viktor Yanukovych (1950). After her are Stepan Bandera (1909), Ilya Repin (1844), Golda Meir (1898), Kazimir Malevich (1879), John III Sobieski (1629), and Mikhail Bulgakov (1891).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Hafsa Sultan ranks 5Before her are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), and Viktor Yanukovych (1950). After her are Stepan Bandera (1909), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), and Leonid Kuchma (1938).