Who is Mihrimah Sultan?

Mihrimah Sultan (1522, Istanbul - 25 January 1578, Istanbul), daughter of Ottoman sultan I. Suleyman and his wife Hurrem Sultan.

 First years

He was born in 1522 as the first child of Ottoman sultan Süleyman I and his wife Hürrem Sultan after Mehmed. [2] Two years after the birth of Mihrimah Sultan, Hürrem Sultan was the next child to be replaced by II. He brought Selim to the world.

 Youth years

He was married to Rüstem Pasha, Governor of Diyarbekir, when he was 1539 in 17. The wedding ceremony was celebrated with feasts in Horse Square, together with the circumcision wedding of his two younger brothers Bayezid and Cihangir. Rüstem Pasha sadra after this marriagezam between 1544 and 1561, except for a period of 2 years.zamhe did. From this marriage, a daughter was born in 1541, then Murat in 1545 and Mehmet in 1547.

Mihrimah Sultan had a lot of say in state affairs throughout his life. It is even said that he promised to build 400 ships with his own money to persuade his father to organize flights to Malta. Like his mother Hürrem Sultan, king of Lehistan II. Zygmunt made correspondence with August. He had a great fortune. Between 1540 and 1548, Mimar Sinan built a large complex in the Üsküdar district of Istanbul, consisting of the mosque Üsküdar İskele Mosque, madrasah, primary school and hospital. In addition, between 1562 and 1565, Mimar Sinan built the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque and its complex, consisting of a mosque, fountain, bath and madrasah, in the Edirnekapı district of Istanbul.

After his mother died in 1558, he played the consulting role that his mother played for his father. His brother II, who took his place after his father died in 1566. He continued his counseling during Selim's reign. Since their mother, Hürrem Sultan, was dead, she played the role of a Valide Sultan for her brother.

 The last years

Mihrimah Sultan in 1578 his nephew (brother's son) III. He died during the reign of Murat and was buried next to his father in the tomb of his father, Suleyman I in Suleymaniye Mosque.

 Its place in popular culture

While he was played by Özlem Çınar in the television series Hürrem Sultan, produced in 2003, he was played by Pelin Karahan in the Magnificent Century series published between 2011-2014.

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