Hafsa Sultan (daughter of Selim I)

Not to be confused with Hafsa Sultan (wife of Selim I) or Hafsa Hatun.
Hafsa Sultan
Born 1500
Trabzon, Ottoman Empire
Died 10 July 1538
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Spouse Iskenderzade Mustafa Pasha
Full name
Hafsa Sultan
House House of Osman
Father Selim I
Mother 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 Hafsa Sultan.[1]

The father of Hafsa Sultan, Selim I.


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 Iskenderzade Mustafa Pasha, who was not a vezir, son of Iskender Pasha, sometime Governor of Bosnia Eyalet and Rumelia Eyalet.

Mustafa Pasha died in 1525-1526÷, and Hafsa became widow by his death. After Mustafa's death, she never married again. She died in 1538.

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