Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha

1493 - 1536

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Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ("Ibrahim Pasha of Parga"; c. 1495 – 15 March 1536), also known as Frenk Ibrahim Pasha ("the Westerner"), Makbul Ibrahim Pasha ("the Favorite"), which later changed to Maktul Ibrahim Pasha ("the Executed") after his execution in the Topkapı Palace, was the first Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire appointed by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Ibrahim, born a Christian, was enslaved during his youth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha has received more than 779,129 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha is the 250th most popular politician (down from 210th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Greece and the 7th most popular Greek Politician.

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Among politicians, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ranks 250 out of 15,710. Before him are Alexander III of Russia, Paul I of Russia, Godfrey of Bouillon, Mehmed VI, Charles VII of France, and Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Georges Danton, Edward III of England, Edward I of England, Oleg of Novgorod, and Leopold II of Belgium.

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Among people born in 1493, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ranks 2Before him is Paracelsus. After him are Anne de Montmorency, Maximilian Sforza, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, Sten Sture the Younger, Olaus Petri, Tansen, Nicolaus Olahus, Yamamoto Kansuke, Clarice de' Medici, and Justus Jonas. Among people deceased in 1536, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ranks 4Before him are Erasmus, Anne Boleyn, and Catherine of Aragon. After him are Germaine of Foix, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, William Tyndale, George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, Baldassare Peruzzi, Cecilia Gallerani, John of Leiden, and Garcilaso de la Vega.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ranks 30 out of 855. Before him are Protagoras (-486), Themistocles (-524), Demosthenes (-384), Hayreddin Barbarossa (1478), Leonidas I (-540), and Xenophon (-430). After him are Pyrrhus of Epirus (-318), Cleisthenes (-565), Myron (-500), Aristarchus of Samos (-311), Polybius (-208), and Alcibiades (-450).


Among politicians born in Greece, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha ranks 7Before him are Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881), Pericles (-494), Philip II of Macedon (-382), Kösem Sultan (1590), Demosthenes (-384), and Leonidas I (-540). After him are Cleisthenes (-565), Alcibiades (-450), Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), Solon (-638), Peisistratos (-600), and Constantine II of Greece (1940).

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