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Halime Sultan

1576 - 1623

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Halime Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: حلیمه سلطان, "the gentle one" or "the patient one") was a consort of Sultan Mehmed III, and the mother of Sultan Mustafa I. The first woman to be Valide Sultan twice and the only to be Valide twice of a same son. She had at least four children with Mehmed: two sons Şehzade Mahmud and Mustafa I, and two daughters Hatice Sultan and Şah Sultan. She was de facto co-ruler as Valide Sultan from 22 November 1617 to 26 February 1618 and from 19 May 1622 to 10 September 1623, because her son was mentally instable. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Halime Sultan has received more than 731,948 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Halime Sultan is the 945th most popular politician (up from 4,528th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Georgia and the 5th most popular Georgian Politician.

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Among politicians, Halime Sultan ranks 945 out of 15,577Before her are Balbinus, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Alberto Fujimori, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Vasili III of Russia, and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. After her are Lysimachus, Alfonso XII of Spain, Nikolai Bukharin, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Ptolemy XII Auletes, and Onan.

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Among people born in 1576, Halime Sultan ranks 1After her are Duchess Anna of Prussia, Roelant Savery, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, Francisco Herrera the Elder, Stefano Maderno, Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Jan Sarkander, Rudolph, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Gregorio Fernández, Thomas Weelkes, and William Ames. Among people deceased in 1623, Halime Sultan ranks 2Before her is Pope Gregory XV. After her are Tulsidas, Anne Hathaway, Josaphat Kuntsevych, William Byrd, Mariam-uz-Zamani, Domenico Fetti, Kara Davud Pasha, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon, and John VII, Count of Nassau-Siegen.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Halime Sultan ranks 8 out of 342Before her are Darius the Great (-550), Aram Khachaturian (1903), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893), Tamar of Georgia (1166), and Shota Rustaveli (1172). After her are Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Nona Gaprindashvili (1941), Pyotr Bagration (1765), Tigran Petrosian (1929), David IV of Georgia (1073), and Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Halime Sultan ranks 5Before her are Joseph Stalin (1879), Darius the Great (-550), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), and Tamar of Georgia (1166). After her are David IV of Georgia (1073), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), and Herbert Backe (1896).