Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

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Boys from Circassian Village, Turkey by Ottoman History Podcast, via Flickr

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