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Mahidevran (Ottoman Turkish: ماه دوران, c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahidevran has received more than 880,925 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Mahidevran is the 344th most popular politician (up from 453rd in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 78th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Turkish Politician.

Mahidevran is most famous for being the mother of Osman I, the founder of the Ottoman Empire.

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  • 80.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Mahidevran ranks 344 out of 15,710Before her are Ahmed III, Lucius Verus, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Pertinax, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, and Alaric I. After her are Louis II of Hungary, George V, Barack Obama, Goliath, Liu Bei, and Cambyses II.

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Among people born in 1500, Mahidevran ranks 2Before her is Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Rüstem Pasha, Benvenuto Cellini, Wu Cheng'en, Gülfem Hatun, Lala Mustafa Pasha, Fatma Sultan, Hernando de Soto, Bartolomeo Eustachi, Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Younger, and Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua. Among people deceased in 1581, Mahidevran ranks 1After her are Bayinnaung, Christopher Báthory, Guru Ram Das, Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Guillaume Postel, and Edmund Campion.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mahidevran ranks 54 out of 1,128Before her are Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Aristotle Onassis (1906), Mihrimah Sultan (1522), Ahmed II (1643), Mehmed V (1844), and Hipparchus (-190). After her are Theodosius II (401), Abdulmejid I (1823), Ertuğrul (1198), Alp Arslan (1029), Priam (null), and Selim III (1761).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Mahidevran ranks 30Before her are Mehmed VI (1861), Julian (331), Croesus (-596), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), Ahmed II (1643), and Mehmed V (1844). After her are Theodosius II (401), Abdulmejid I (1823), Ertuğrul (1198), Alp Arslan (1029), Priam (null), and Selim III (1761).