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Mihrimah Sultan

1522 - 1578

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Mihrimah Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: مهرماه سلطان, "sun and moon" or "light of the moon", Turkish pronunciation: [mihɾiˈmah suɫˈtan]; 1522 – 25 January 1578) was an Ottoman princess, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent and his wife, Hürrem Sultan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mihrimah Sultan has received more than 723,805 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Mihrimah Sultan is the 8th most popular companion (up from 15th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 50th in 2019) and the most popular Turkish Companion.

Mihrimah Sultan was the daughter of Suleiman the Magnificent and Hürrem Sultan. She was one of the most powerful and influential women in Ottoman history. She was also a poet, a patron of the arts, and a political figure.

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Among companions, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 8 out of 673Before her are Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Anne Boleyn, Catherine of Aragon, Fatimah, Catherine de' Medici, and Aisha. After her are Nurbanu Sultan, Eva Braun, Helena, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Empress Joséphine, and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma.

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Among people born in 1522, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 1After her are Şehzade Mehmed, Margaret of Parma, Lodovico Ferrari, Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Eleanor of Toledo, Sen no Rikyū, Joachim du Bellay, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans, and Moses ben Jacob Cordovero. Among people deceased in 1578, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 1After her are John of Austria, Sebastian of Portugal, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, Uesugi Kenshin, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Piali Pasha, Pierre Lescot, Sebastiano Venier, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, and Ferdinand, Prince of Asturias.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 26 out of 1,301Before her are Mustafa I (1591), Murad I (1326), Bayezid I (1354), Hesiod (-800), Mehmed IV (1642), and Murad II (1404). After her are Abdul Hamid II (1842), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Osman II (1604), Basil of Caesarea (329), Luke the Evangelist (31), and Helena (250).

Among COMPANIONS In Turkey

Among companions born in Turkey, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 1After her are Helena (250), Aspasia (-470), Antinous (111), Hecuba (null), Gülfem Hatun (1500), Malhun Hatun (1350), Pulcheria (399), Hümaşah Sultan (1540), Kaya Sultan (1633), Maria Laskarina (1206), and Irene Angelina (1181).