Nurbanu Sultan

1525 - 1583

Nurbanu Sultan

Nurbanu Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: نور بانو سلطان‎; c. 1525 – 7 December 1583) was Haseki Sultan of the Ottoman Empire as the principal consort of Sultan Selim II (reign 1566–1574), his legal wife, as well as Valide Sultan as the mother of Sultan Murad III (reign 1574–1595). She was one of the most prominent figures during the time of the Sultanate of Women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nurbanu Sultan has received more than 690,529 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 18th most popular companion.

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  • 32

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  • 1.61

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Among companions, Nurbanu Sultan ranks 17 out of 586Before her are Nefertari, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Mihrimah Sultan, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, and Catherine of Aragon. After her are Roxana, Lucretia, Ankhesenamun, Olympias, Joseph Bonaparte, and Messalina.

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Among people born in 1525, Nurbanu Sultan ranks 2Before her is Pieter Bruegel the Elder. After her are Şehzade Bayezid, Carolus Clusius, John George, Elector of Brandenburg, Zhang Juzheng, Giovanni Battista Moroni, Germain Pilon, and John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg. Among people deceased in 1583, Nurbanu Sultan ranks 1After her are Catherine Jagiellon, Fernão Mendes Pinto, Magnus, Duke of Holstein, Oichi, Surdas, Louis VI, Elector Palatine, Pirro Ligorio, Ivan Fyodorov, Antoinette de Bourbon, Andrey Kurbsky, and Juan de Garay.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Nurbanu Sultan ranks 35 out of 698Before her are Leonidas I (-540), Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha (1493), Pyrrhus of Epirus (-318), Myron (-500), Cleisthenes (-565), and Aristarchus of Samos (-311). After her are Polybius (-208), Alcibiades (-450), Olympias (-375), Solon (-638), Pindar (-517), and Menander (-342).

Among COMPANIONS In Greece

Among companions born in Greece, Nurbanu Sultan ranks 1After her are Olympias (-375), Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (-506), Helen of Greece and Denmark (1896), Alexandra of Yugoslavia (1921), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (1904), and Aspasia Manos (1896).

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