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Suleiman of Persia

1647 - 1694

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Suleiman I (Persian: شاه سلیمان, romanized: Shah Solayman; born Sam Mirza, February or March 1648 – 29 July 1694) was the eighth and the penultimate Shah of Safavid Iran from 1666 to 1694. He was the eldest son of Abbas II and his concubine, Nakihat Khanum. Born as Sam Mirza, Suleiman spent his childhood in the harem among women and eunuchs and his existence was hidden from the public. In 1666, after the death of his father, the nineteen-year-old Sam Mirza was crowned king under the regnal name, Safi II, after his grandfather, Safi I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Suleiman of Persia has received more than 39,181 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Suleiman of Persia is the 3,473rd most popular politician (up from 3,818th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Iran (up from 127th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Iranian Politician.

Suleiman of Persia is most famous for being the ruler of the Ottoman Empire for a long time.

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Among politicians, Suleiman of Persia ranks 3,473 out of 15,577Before him are Wu Zixu, Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Hisham I of Córdoba, and Ulrich von Jungingen. After him are Andrey Bogolyubsky, Döme Sztójay, Isabella of Hainault, Chryses of Troy, Karl Seitz, and Piali Pasha.

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Among people born in 1647, Suleiman of Persia ranks 6Before him are Denis Papin, Maria Sibylla Merian, Pierre Bayle, Margaret Mary Alacoque, and John George III, Elector of Saxony. After him are Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark, Giovanni Ceva, Constantine Phaulkon, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, and Elisabeth Hevelius. Among people deceased in 1694, Suleiman of Persia ranks 7Before him are Mary II of England, Matsuo Bashō, Marcello Malpighi, Samuel von Pufendorf, Antoine Arnauld, and Natalya Naryshkina. After him are Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma, Francesco Morosini, John George IV, Elector of Saxony, Vittoria della Rovere, Pierre Puget, and Hishikawa Moronobu.

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Among people born in Iran, Suleiman of Persia ranks 124 out of 528Before him are Haji Bektash Veli (1209), Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Ibn al-Muqaffa' (724), Mehran Karimi Nasseri (1942), Istakhri (850), and Sasan (200). After him are `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844), Abu Hanifa Dinawari (815), Karim Khan Zand (1705), Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Ebrahim Raisi (1960), and Sultan Husayn (1668).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Suleiman of Persia ranks 70Before him are Abbas III (1732), Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), Qazi Muhammad (1893), Arses of Persia (-360), Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), and Istakhri (850). After him are Karim Khan Zand (1705), Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Ebrahim Raisi (1960), Sultan Husayn (1668), Arsaces I of Parthia (-280), and Vologases I of Parthia (1).