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Mehmed III

1566 - 1603

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Mehmed III (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثالث, Meḥmed-i sālis; Turkish: III. Mehmed; 26 May 1566 – 22 December 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death in 1603. Mehmed was known for ordering the execution of his brothers and leading the army in the Long Turkish War, during which the Ottoman army was victorious at the decisive Battle of Keresztes. This victory was however undermined by some military losses such as in Gyor and Nikopol. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehmed III has received more than 2,422,576 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Mehmed III is the 121st most popular politician (down from 101st in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Türkiye (down from 18th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Politician.

Mehmed III was most famous for being the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 to 1603. Mehmed III is most famous for being the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 to 1603.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Mehmed III has had the most page views in the with 446,702 views, followed by English (322,325), and Russian (302,681). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mazandarani (62,700.00%), Marathi (278.71%), and Slovenian (135.05%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Mehmed III ranks 121 out of 19,576Before him are Hadrian, Pontius Pilate, Kim Jong-il, Golda Meir, Ariel Sharon, and Mary I of England. After him are Yitzhak Rabin, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, Tiberius, Louis XIII of France, Theodosius I, and Cyrus the Great.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1566, Mehmed III ranks 1After him are Sigismund III Vasa, James VI and I, Carlo Gesualdo, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Giambattista Basile, Abraham Bloemaert, Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Sendivogius, Giovanni Baglione, Jan Jesenius, and Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. 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, Şehzade Mahmud, Andrea Cesalpino, Sharafkhan Bidlisi, Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, Pierre Charron, and George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Mehmed III ranks 20 out of 1,347Before him are Diogenes (-404), Murad III (1546), Anaximander (-610), Saint Barbara (300), Strabo (-64), and Murad IV (1612). After him are Murad I (1326), Murad II (1404), Basil of Caesarea (329), Abdul Hamid II (1842), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954), and Luke the Evangelist (31).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Mehmed III ranks 9Before him are Selim II (1524), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Ahmed I (1590), Selim I (1470), Murad III (1546), and Murad IV (1612). After him are Murad I (1326), Murad II (1404), Abdul Hamid II (1842), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954), Mustafa I (1591), and Orhan (1288).