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Hecuba (; also Hecabe; Ancient Greek: Ἑκάβη Hekábē, pronounced [hekábɛ:]) was a queen in Greek mythology, the wife of King Priam of Troy during the Trojan War, She had 19 children, who included major characters of Homer's Iliad such as the warriors Hector and Paris, as well as the prophetess Cassandra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hecuba has received more than 615,723 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Hecuba is the 81st most popular companion (down from 72nd in 2019), the 175th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 165th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Turkish Companion.

Hecuba is most famous for being the wife of Priam, the king of Troy. She is also famous for being the mother of Hector, Paris, and Cassandra.

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Among companions, Hecuba ranks 81 out of 687Before her are Margaret Tudor, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, Mary of Teck, Alexandra Feodorovna, and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal. After her are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, and Isabella of Austria.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Hecuba ranks 175 out of 1,128Before her are Pope John VII (650), Abdullah Gül (1950), Michael VII Doukas (1050), Pope Sabinian (530), Apollonius of Tyana (15), and Süleyman Demirel (1924). After her are Şehzade Cihangir (1531), Gregory Palamas (1296), Justin II (520), Sabiha Gökçen (1913), Turgut Özal (1927), and Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297).

Among COMPANIONS In Turkey

Among companions born in Turkey, Hecuba ranks 5Before her are Helena (250), Mihrimah Sultan (1522), Aspasia (-470), and Antinous (111). After her are Gülfem Hatun (1500), Malhun Hatun (1350), Pulcheria (399), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Anna Porphyrogenita (963), Agnes of Antioch (1153), and Irene Angelina (1181).