Handan Sultan

1574 - 1605

Handan Sultan

Handan Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: خندان سلطان‎ meaning "smiling" in Persian; died 9 November 1605) was the consort of Sultan Mehmed III, and Valide Sultan to their son Sultan Ahmed I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Handan Sultan has received more than 353,971 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 887th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 350k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Handan Sultan ranks 882 out of 14,801Before her are Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Adolphe Thiers, Frederick VI of Denmark, Nikolai Bukharin, Nizam al-Mulk, and Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg. After her are Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Dagobert I, John Quincy Adams, Guangxu Emperor, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, and Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1574, Handan Sultan ranks 2Before her is Pope Innocent X. After her are Anne of Denmark, Maria Anna of Bavaria, William Oughtred, Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, Robert Fludd, Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania, Wilhelm Kettler, Feng Menglong, and John Wilbye. Among people deceased in 1605, Handan Sultan ranks 5Before her are Akbar, Pope Clement VIII, Pope Leo XI, and Boris Godunov. After her are Feodor II of Russia, Jean Nicot, John Davis, Theodore Beza, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Naresuan, and Stradanus.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Handan Sultan ranks 78 out of 698Before her are John V Palaiologos (1332), Giorgio de Chirico (1888), Paul of Greece (1901), Irene Papas (1929), Simonides of Ceos (-556), and Mikis Theodorakis (1925). After her are Cimon (-510), Lysimachus (-361), Antigonus I Monophthalmus (-382), Archilochus (-680), Arion (-700), and Polycrates (-600).


Among politicians born in Greece, Handan Sultan ranks 23Before her are Epaminondas (-418), Andromache (null), Constantine I of Greece (1868), Philip III of Macedon (-359), John V Palaiologos (1332), and Paul of Greece (1901). After her are Lysimachus (-361), Antigonus I Monophthalmus (-382), Polycrates (-600), Critias (-460), Nestor (null), and Galla Placidia (388).

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