Mehmed IV

1642 - 1693

Mehmed IV

Mehmed IV (Ottoman Turkish: محمد رابع‎ Meḥmed-i rābiʿ; Modern Turkish: IV. Mehmet; also known as Avcı Mehmet, Mehmed the Hunter; 2 January 1642 – 6 January 1693) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1648 to 1687. He came to the throne at the age of six after his father was overthrown in a coup. Mehmed went on to become the second longest reigning sultan in Ottoman history after Suleiman the Magnificent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mehmed IV has received more than 1,043,846 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 186th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mehmed IV ranks 184 out of 14,801Before him are Joanna of Castile, Al Gore, Rudolf Hess, Ariel Sharon, Rodrigo Duterte, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. After him are Francis II of France, Ertuğrul, Cyrus the Great, Alfred the Great, Batu Khan, and Konrad Adenauer.

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Among people born in 1642, Mehmed IV ranks 1After him are Suleiman II, Andrea Pozzo, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Johann Christoph Bach, Gülnuş Sultan, Seki Takakazu, Shitao, André Charles Boulle, Ihara Saikaku, Abdul-Qādir Bedil, and Zheng Jing. Among people deceased in 1693, Mehmed IV ranks 1After him are Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark, Madame de La Fayette, Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier, Ihara Saikaku, Nicolaes Maes, Willem Kalf, Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince of Parma, Willem van de Velde the Elder, John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and Elisabeth Hevelius.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mehmed IV ranks 32 out of 901Before him are Murad II (1404), Nasreddin (1208), Saint Barbara (300), Mehmed I (1386), Basil of Caesarea (329), and Helena (250). After him are Luke the Evangelist (31), Ertuğrul (1198), Suleiman II (1642), John Chrysostom (349), Heraclius (575), and Anaximander (-610).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Mehmed IV ranks 17Before him are Mehmed III (1566), Abdul Hamid II (1842), Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954), Mustafa I (1591), Murad II (1404), and Mehmed I (1386). After him are Ertuğrul (1198), Suleiman II (1642), Heraclius (575), Osman II (1604), Mahmud II (1785), and Mehmed VI (1861).

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