Mimar Sinan

1490 - 1588

Mimar Sinan

Mimar Sinan (Ottoman Turkish: معمار سينان‎, romanized: Mi'mâr Sinân, Turkish: Mimar Sinan, pronounced [miːˈmaːɾ siˈnan]) c. 1488/1490 – July 17, 1588 was the chief Ottoman architect (Turkish: mimar) and civil engineer for sultans Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim II, and Murad III. Known as Koca Mi'mâr Sinân Âğâ, "Sinan Agha the Grand Architect", he was responsible for the construction of more than 300 major structures and other more modest projects, such as schools. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mimar Sinan has received more than 540,412 page views. His biography is available in 111 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular architect.

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  • 81.02

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  • 111

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 17.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among architects, Mimar Sinan ranks 3 out of 361Before him are Antoni Gaudí and Le Corbusier. After him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Vitruvius, Filippo Brunelleschi, Imhotep, Andrea Palladio, Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Alvar Aalto, and Leon Battista Alberti.

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Among people born in 1490, Mimar Sinan ranks 1After him are Albert, Duke of Prussia, Olaus Magnus, Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Adrian Willaert, Huáscar, Vittoria Colonna, Albert of Brandenburg, Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino, Florian Geyer, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, and Properzia de' Rossi. Among people deceased in 1588, Mimar Sinan ranks 1After him are Paolo Veronese, Frederick II of Denmark, Henry I, Duke of Guise, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, 3rd Dalai Lama, Henri, Prince of Condé, Qi Jiguang, Bernardino Telesio, Johann Weyer, Alonso Sánchez Coello, and Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Mimar Sinan ranks 13 out of 901Before him are Thales of Miletus (-623), Selim I (1470), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Saint Nicholas (270), Ahmed I (1590), and Murad IV (1612). After him are Murad III (1546), Diogenes (-404), Bayezid I (1354), Galen (129), Osman I (1254), and Murad I (1326).

Among ARCHITECTS In Turkey

Among architects born in Turkey, Mimar Sinan ranks 1After him are Hippodamus of Miletus (-498), Isidore of Miletus (442), and Toros Toramanian (1864).

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