Turhan Hatice Sultan

1627 - 1683

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Turhan Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: تورخان سلطان‎ c. 1627 – 4 August 1683; Turhan meaning "of Mercy"), was Haseki Sultan of the Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim (reign 1640–48) and Valide Sultan as the mother of Mehmed IV (reign 1648–87). Turhan was prominent for the regency of her young son and her building patronage. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Turhan Hatice Sultan has received more than 490,877 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Turhan Hatice Sultan is the 723rd most popular politician (up from 918th in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Russia and the 31st most popular Russian Politician.

Turhan Hatice Sultan is most famous for being the wife of Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II and the mother of Mehmed VI.

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Among politicians, Turhan Hatice Sultan ranks 723 out of 15,710Before her are Al-Ma'mun, Hong Taiji, Charles XIII of Sweden, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Shunzhi Emperor, and Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator. After her are Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Cao Pi, James Monroe, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Chlothar I, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus.

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Among people born in 1627, Turhan Hatice Sultan ranks 3Before her are Robert Boyle and Shivaji. After her are Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier, Aşub Sultan, John Ray, Willem van Aelst, Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau, Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi, and Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel. Among people deceased in 1683, Turhan Hatice Sultan ranks 3Before her are Maria Theresa of Spain and Jean-Baptiste Colbert. After her are Kara Mustafa Pasha, Afonso VI of Portugal, Guarino Guarini, Louis, Count of Vermandois, Maria Francisca of Savoy, Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Margravine Hedwig Sophie of Brandenburg, Jacob Stainer, and Juraj Križanić.

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Among people born in Russia, Turhan Hatice Sultan ranks 88 out of 2,688Before her are Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Mikhail Kalinin (1875), and Grigory Potemkin (1739). After her are Alexander Suvorov (1730), Valery Legasov (1936), Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), and Alexander Kerensky (1881).


Among politicians born in Russia, Turhan Hatice Sultan ranks 31Before her are Anna of Russia (1693), Peter II of Russia (1715), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Michael of Russia (1596), Yaroslav the Wise (978), and Grigory Potemkin (1739). After her are Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), and Nikolai Bukharin (1888).