Murad III

1546 - 1595

Murad III

Murad III (Ottoman Turkish: مراد ثالث Murād-i sālis, Turkish: III.Murat) (4 July 1546 – 16 January 1595) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1574 until his death in 1595. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Murad III has received more than 1,091,823 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 96th most popular politician.

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  • 80.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Murad III ranks 95 out of 14,801Before him are Murad IV, Hadrian, Mary I of England, Ashoka, Yasser Arafat, and Darius the Great. After him are Boris Yeltsin, Leonid Brezhnev, Theodosius I, Tiberius, Herod the Great, and Philip II of Spain.

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Among people born in 1546, Murad III ranks 1After him are Tycho Brahe, Bartholomeus Spranger, Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, Takeda Katsuyori, Veronica Franco, Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Thomas Digges, and Johann Fischart. Among people deceased in 1595, Murad III ranks 1After him are Torquato Tasso, Philip Neri, Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria, Mohammad Khodabanda, Archduke Ernest of Austria, John Hawkins, António, Prior of Crato, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Thoinot Arbeau, John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony, and Jeremias II of Constantinople.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Murad III ranks 14 out of 901Before him are Selim I (1470), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Saint Nicholas (270), Ahmed I (1590), Murad IV (1612), and Mimar Sinan (1490). After him are Diogenes (-404), Bayezid I (1354), Galen (129), Osman I (1254), Murad I (1326), and Mehmed III (1566).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Murad III ranks 7Before him are Suleiman the Magnificent (1494), Selim II (1524), Selim I (1470), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Ahmed I (1590), and Murad IV (1612). After him are Bayezid I (1354), Osman I (1254), Murad I (1326), Mehmed III (1566), Abdul Hamid II (1842), and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (1954).

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