Fatma Sultan (daughter of Selim I)
Trabzon, Ottoman Empire
1573 (aged 73)|
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
|Burial||Kara Ahmed Pasha Türbe|
Kara Ahmed Pasha
Hadım İbrahim Pasha
|House||House of Osman|
|Mother||Ayşe Hafsa Sultan|
She was married to Mustafa Pasha, the governor of Antioch where she was living until their divorce.
Then, she married Kara Ahmed Pasha, who was the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire between 1553 and 1555, and they had two daughters. After his execution, she either went to live in Bursa but returned to the Imperial Palace after the death of Suleiman I,or, according to other sources,was forcibly married to Hadim Ibrahim Pasha in or between 1556 and 1562, presumably as a punishment for her intrigues.
She died in 1573 and was buried in Kara Ahmed Pasha's tomb.
Depictions in literature and popular culture
- 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).