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Osman II

1604 - 1622

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Osman II (Ottoman Turkish: عثمان ثانى ‘Osmān-i sānī; Turkish: II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Osman II has received more than 1,467,161 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Osman II is the 144th most popular politician (up from 197th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Turkish Politician.

Osman II was the Ottoman Sultan who reigned from 1618 to 1622. He is most famous for his brutal massacre of the Janissaries.

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  • 70

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  • 9.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Osman II ranks 144 out of 15,577Before him are Abdul Hamid II, Sun Yat-sen, Şehzade Mustafa, Augusto Pinochet, Hulagu Khan, and Richard Nixon. After him are Vespasian, Joseph Goebbels, John Major, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, Oliver Cromwell, and Simón Bolívar.

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Among people born in 1604, Osman II ranks 1After him are John IV of Portugal, Johann Rudolf Glauber, Tokugawa Iemitsu, Claudia de' Medici, John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine, İslâm III Giray, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, Catherine of Brandenburg, Zheng Zhilong, and Antoine III de Gramont. Among people deceased in 1622, Osman II ranks 1After him are Francis de Sales, William Baffin, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Petrus Plancius, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Cesare Ripa, Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Bartolomeo Manfredi, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Frans Pourbus the Younger, and John Rolfe.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Osman II ranks 29 out of 1,301Before him are Hesiod (-800), Mehmed IV (1642), Murad II (1404), Mihrimah Sultan (1522), Abdul Hamid II (1842), and Şehzade Mustafa (1515). After him are Basil of Caesarea (329), Luke the Evangelist (31), Helena (250), Mimar Sinan (1490), Mehmed I (1386), and John Chrysostom (349).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Osman II ranks 17Before him are Murad I (1326), Bayezid I (1354), Mehmed IV (1642), Murad II (1404), Abdul Hamid II (1842), and Şehzade Mustafa (1515). After him are Mehmed I (1386), Suleiman II (1642), Orhan (1288), Alp Arslan (1029), Heraclius (575), and Mahidevran (1500).