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Telipinu was the last king of the Hittites Old Kingdom, living in 16th century BC, reigned c. 1525-1500 BC in middle chronology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Telipinu has received more than 34,589 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Telipinu is the 2,824th most popular politician (up from 3,163rd in 2019), the 322nd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 350th in 2019) and the 176th most popular Turkish Politician.

Telipinu is most famous for being the god of the earth and the underworld, and is often depicted as a man with a bull's head. Telipinu is also known for being the father of the goddess of healing, Ishtar.

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Among politicians, Telipinu ranks 2,824 out of 15,577Before him are Milovan Đilas, Mohammad Najibullah, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, Stefan Dečanski, Idomeneus of Crete, and Mstislav I of Kiev. After him are Hormizd IV, Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Sancho IV of Castile, Paul Blobel, Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, and Philippa of England.

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Among people born in 1600 BC, Telipinu ranks 5Before him are Thutmose I, Kamose, Seqenenre Tao, and Senenmut. After him are Apepi, Tetisheri, Senakhtenre Ahmose, Zidanta I, Ammuna, Zhong Ding, and Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef. Among people deceased in 1600 BC, Telipinu ranks 2Before him is Seqenenre Tao. After him are Labarna I, Senakhtenre Ahmose, Khamudi, Zidanta I, Khyan, Zhong Ding, Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef, Samsu-Ditana, Huzziya I, and Agum II.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Telipinu ranks 322 out of 1,301Before him are Sostratus of Cnidus (-290), Theophilus of Antioch (140), Megasthenes (-350), Basiliscus (500), Fatma Sultan (1605), and André Chénier (1762). After him are Artemidorus (200), Ibn Hawqal (943), Gevherhan Sultan (1605), Şehzade Mehmed (1605), Strato of Lampsacus (-335), and Said Nursî (1877).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Telipinu ranks 176Before him are Alexander Ypsilantis (1792), Candaules (-800), Attalus III (-170), Fritigern (400), Basiliscus (500), and Fatma Sultan (1605). After him are Gevherhan Sultan (1605), Şehzade Mehmed (1605), Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), David of Trebizond (1408), Bülent Ecevit (1925), and Aspar (400).