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Hafsa Sultan

Hafsa Sultan
Born 1500
Trabzon, Ottoman Empire
Died 10 July 1538
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Spouse Çoban Mustafa Pasha
Full name
Hafsa Sultan
House House of Osman
Father Selim I
Mother Ayşe Hafsa Sultan
Religion Islam

Hafsa Sultan (Ottoman Turkish: حفصہ سلطان‎, ca. 1500 - 10 July 1538, other names Hanım, Hatun, Sultanzade, Şehzade) was an Ottoman princess, the daughter of Ottoman Sultan Selim I (reign 1512-20) and his Second wife Ayşe Hafsa Sultan, the daughter of 'Abdu'l Muin.[1]

The father of Hafsa Sultan, Selim I.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • See also 2
  • Further reading 3
  • References 4

Biography

Hafsa Sultan was the sister of Suleiman the Magnificent (reign 1520-66) and the aunt of Sultan Selim II (reign 1566-74). At the age of about sixteen, in 1516, Hafsa was married to Çoban Mustafa Pasha Governor of Egypt Eyalet (1522-1523), son of Iskender Pasha, sometime Governor of Bosnia Eyalet and Rumelia Eyalet.

Mustafa Pasha died in 1529 on the way to the Siege of Vienna, and Hafsa became widow by his death. After Mustafa's death she never married again. She died in 1538.

See also

Further reading

  • Peirce, Leslie P., The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire, Oxford University Press, 1993, ISBN 0-19-508677-5 (paperback).
  • Yavuz Bahadıroğlu, Resimli Osmanlı Tarihi, Nesil Yayınları (Ottoman History with Illustrations, Nesil Publications), 15th Ed., 2009, ISBN 978-975-269-299-2 (Hardcover).

References

  1. ^ The Imperial House of Osman - 4
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