Mihrimah Sultan

1522 - 1578

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Mihrimah Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: مهر ماه سلطان‎, Turkish pronunciation: [mihɾiˈmah suɫˈtan]; c. 1522 – 25 January 1578) was an Ottoman princess, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his wife, Hurrem Sultan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mihrimah Sultan has received more than 716,214 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Mihrimah Sultan is the 15th most popular companion (down from 14th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 2nd 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 15 out of 687Before her are Empress Joséphine, Eva Braun, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Madame de Pompadour. After her are Mary Boleyn, Roxana, Lucretia, Nefertari, Ankhesenamun, and Nurbanu Sultan.

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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, Eleanor of Toledo, Sen no Rikyū, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Joachim du Bellay, Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, and Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans. 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, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Pierre Lescot, Sebastiano Venier, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Piali Pasha, and Giovanni Battista Moroni.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 50 out of 1,128Before her are Anaxagoras (-500), Epictetus (50), Croesus (-596), Xenophanes (-570), Constantine XI Palaiologos (1404), and Aristotle Onassis (1906). After her are Ahmed II (1643), Mehmed V (1844), Hipparchus (-190), Mahidevran (1500), Theodosius II (401), and Abdulmejid I (1823).

Among COMPANIONS In Turkey

Among companions born in Turkey, Mihrimah Sultan ranks 2Before her are Helena (250). After her are Aspasia (-470), Antinous (111), Hecuba (null), Gülfem Hatun (1500), Malhun Hatun (1350), Pulcheria (399), Licinia Eudoxia (422), Anna Porphyrogenita (963), Agnes of Antioch (1153), and Irene Angelina (1181).