Mustafa IV

1779 - 1808

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Mustafa IV (; Ottoman Turkish: مصطفى رابع, romanized: Muṣṭafâ-yi râbiʿ; 8 September 1779 – 16 November 1808) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1807 to 1808. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mustafa IV has received more than 768,105 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Mustafa IV is the 736th most popular politician (down from 561st in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Türkiye (down from 86th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Politician.

Mustafa IV is most famous for being the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1757 to 1774. He was overthrown by his own subjects and was replaced by his nephew, Selim III.

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Among politicians, Mustafa IV ranks 736 out of 19,576Before him are Valentinian I, Benjamin Harrison, Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, Subhas Chandra Bose, Ladislaus the Posthumous, and Václav Klaus. After him are Antiochus III the Great, Gratian, Robert II of France, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Daniel Ortega, and Arthur Seyss-Inquart.

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Among people born in 1779, Mustafa IV ranks 2Before him is Jöns Jacob Berzelius. After him are Carl Ritter, Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia, Elizabeth Alexeievna, Francis IV, Duke of Modena, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Thomas Moore, Giovanni Battista Bugatti, and Abd al-Rahman of Morocco. Among people deceased in 1808, Mustafa IV ranks 3Before him are Selim III, and Christian VII of Denmark. After him are Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, John Dickinson, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Johan Christian Fabricius, Hubert Robert, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Gaétan Vestris, and Friedrich Kasimir Medikus.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Mustafa IV ranks 96 out of 1,347Before him are Şehzade Cihangir (1531), Romanos IV Diogenes (1030), Leo III the Isaurian (675), Nestorius (381), Ephrem the Syrian (306), and Ignatius of Antioch (35). After him are Pedanius Dioscorides (40), Enver Pasha (1881), Irenaeus (130), Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca (1853), İsmet İnönü (1884), and Cassius Dio (155).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Mustafa IV ranks 51Before him are Abdülaziz (1830), Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Manuel I Komnenos (1118), Şehzade Cihangir (1531), Romanos IV Diogenes (1030), and Leo III the Isaurian (675). After him are Enver Pasha (1881), Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca (1853), İsmet İnönü (1884), Andromache (null), Nikephoros I (760), and Zeno (425).