1288 - 1362

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Orhan Ghazi (Ottoman Turkish: اورخان غازی‎; Turkish: Orhan Gazi, also spelled Orkhan, c. 1281 – March 1362) was the second bey of the Ottoman Beylik from 1323/4 to 1362. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orhan has received more than 577,489 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Orhan is the 400th most popular politician (down from 285th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 46th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Turkish Politician.

Orhan is most famous for writing the Ottoman Chronicles, which is a history of the Ottoman Empire.

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Among politicians, Orhan ranks 400 out of 15,710Before him are Richard II of England, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Theodoric the Great, Galerius, Leopold I of Belgium, and Miklós Horthy. After him are William III of England, Radovan Karadžić, Moctezuma II, Mithridates VI of Pontus, Rüstem Pasha, and Charles I of England.

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Among people born in 1288, Orhan ranks 1After him are Charles I of Hungary, Ivan I of Moscow, Emperor Go-Daigo, Emperor Go-Fushimi, Gersonides, and Mahmoud Shabestari. Among people deceased in 1362, Orhan ranks 1After him are Pope Innocent VI, James I, Count of La Marche, Anna von Schweidnitz, Frederick III, Duke of Austria, Joan of the Tower, John III of Trebizond, Constantine III, King of Armenia, and Louis I of Naples.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Orhan ranks 65 out of 1,128Before him are Priam (null), Selim III (1761), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), Herostratus (-301), and Mustafa II (1664). After him are Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Saint Blaise (300), Mahmud I (1696), Aspasia (-470), Gregory of Nazianzus (329), and Honorius (384).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Orhan ranks 40Before him are Alp Arslan (1029), Priam (null), Selim III (1761), Abdul Hamid I (1725), Şehzade Mustafa (1515), and Mustafa II (1664). After him are Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Mahmud I (1696), Honorius (384), Şehzade Bayezid (1525), Alexios I Komnenos (1048), and Abdulmejid II (1868).