Mehmed III

1566 - 1603

Mehmed III

Mehmed III (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثالث‎, Meḥmed-i sālis; Turkish: III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehmed III has received more than 991,301 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 115th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 990k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 79.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Mehmed III ranks 114 out of 14,801Before him are Xerxes I, Louis XIII of France, Muammar Gaddafi, Cardinal Richelieu, Murad I, and Claudius. After him are Hermann Göring, Philip IV of France, Angela Merkel, Vespasian, Pol Pot, and Kim Jong-il.

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Among people born in 1566, Mehmed III ranks 1After him are James VI and I, Sigismund III Vasa, Carlo Gesualdo, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Giambattista Basile, Abraham Bloemaert, Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Jan Jesenius, Giovanni Baglione, Sendivogius, and Joachim Wtewael. Among people deceased in 1603, Mehmed III ranks 2Before him is Elizabeth I of England. After him are François Viète, William Gilbert, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Ahmad al-Mansur, Andrea Cesalpino, Sharafkhan Bidlisi, Pierre Charron, Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Maerten de Vos.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mehmed III ranks 20 out of 901Before him are Murad III (1546), Diogenes (-404), Bayezid I (1354), Galen (129), Osman I (1254), and Murad I (1326). After him are Abdul Hamid II (1842), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954), Mustafa I (1591), Strabo (-64), Hesiod (-800), and Murad II (1404).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Mehmed III ranks 11Before him are Ahmed I (1590), Murad IV (1612), Murad III (1546), Bayezid I (1354), Osman I (1254), and Murad I (1326). After him are Abdul Hamid II (1842), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954), Mustafa I (1591), Murad II (1404), Mehmed I (1386), and Mehmed IV (1642).

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