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Mustafa I

1591 - 1639

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Mustafa I (; Ottoman Turkish: مصطفى اول‎; c. 1600, Constantinople – 20 January 1639, Constantinople), called Mustafa the Saint (Veli Mustafa) during his second reign, and often called Mustafa the Mad (Deli Mustafa) by historians, was the son of Sultan Mehmed III and Halime Sultan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mustafa I has received more than 1,991,988 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Mustafa I is the 119th most popular politician (up from 163rd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 27th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Turkish Politician.

Mustafa I was the Ottoman Sultan from 1617-1618. He is most famous for being the first Ottoman Sultan to be deposed by a coup d'état.

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Among politicians, Mustafa I ranks 119 out of 15,577Before him are Philip II of Macedon, Hatshepsut, Tiberius, Clovis I, Diocletian, and Cyrus the Great. After him are Murad I, Bayezid I, Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, Amenhotep III, Lorenzo de' Medici, and Xerxes I.

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Among people born in 1591, Mustafa I ranks 1After him are Jusepe de Ribera, Girard Desargues, Guercino, Louise de Marillac, Alexandre de Rhodes, Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Isabella of Savoy, Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Lorraine, Andrew Bobola, and Stanisław Koniecpolski. Among people deceased in 1639, Mustafa I ranks 1After him are Tommaso Campanella, Orazio Gentileschi, Martin de Porres, Roelant Savery, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, Martin Opitz, Stefano Landi, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Augusta of Denmark, John Ford, and Johannes Meursius.

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Among people born in Turkey, Mustafa I ranks 20 out of 1,301Before him are Galen (129), Murad IV (1612), Anaximander (-610), Diogenes (-404), Mehmed III (1566), and Strabo (-64). After him are Murad I (1326), Bayezid I (1354), Hesiod (-800), Mehmed IV (1642), Murad II (1404), and Mihrimah Sultan (1522).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Mustafa I ranks 10Before him are Ahmed I (1590), Mehmed the Conqueror (1432), Murad III (1546), Selim I (1470), Murad IV (1612), and Mehmed III (1566). After him are Murad I (1326), Bayezid I (1354), Mehmed IV (1642), Murad II (1404), Abdul Hamid II (1842), and Şehzade Mustafa (1515).