Hurrem Sultan

1502 - 1558

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Hurrem Sultan (Turkish pronunciation: [hyɾˈɾæm suɫˈtan], Ottoman Turkish: حُوریم سلطان‎, romanized: Ḫurrem Sulṭān, Modern Turkish: Hürrem Sultan; c. 1502 – 15 April 1558), also known as Roxelana (Ukrainian: Роксолана; lit. 'the Ruthenian one'), was the chief consort and wife of the Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hurrem Sultan has received more than 2,371,967 page views. Her biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Hurrem Sultan is the 62nd most popular politician (down from 39th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 1st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Hurrem Sultan was most famous for being the wife of Suleiman the Magnificent. She was also known for her beauty and power.

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Among politicians, Hurrem Sultan ranks 62 out of 15,710Before her are Saddam Hussein, Franz Joseph I of Austria, Mary, Queen of Scots, Nicholas II of Russia, Diocletian, and Pontius Pilate. After her are Benjamin Franklin, Kim Il-sung, Nebuchadnezzar II, Lorenzo de' Medici, Francisco Franco, and Ronald Reagan.

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Among people born in 1502, Hurrem Sultan ranks 1After her are Pope Gregory XIII, Atahualpa, John III of Portugal, La Malinche, Thomas Tallis, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Miguel López de Legazpi, Pedro Nunes, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Heinrich Aldegrever, and Otto Henry, Elector Palatine. Among people deceased in 1558, Hurrem Sultan ranks 2Before her is Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Mary I of England, Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Clément Janequin, Robert Recorde, Johannes Bugenhagen, Reginald Pole, Jean Fernel, and Francisco de Sá de Miranda.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Hurrem Sultan ranks 2 out of 913Before her are Leon Trotsky (1879). After her are Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Kazimir Malevich (1879), Golda Meir (1898), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), John III Sobieski (1629), Joseph Conrad (1857), Ilya Repin (1844), and Helena Blavatsky (1831).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Hurrem Sultan ranks 2Before her are Leon Trotsky (1879). After her are Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896).