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Title: The Debut of Kösem Sultan's Political Career
Author(s): TEZCAN, Baki
Journal: Turcica
Volume: 40    Date: 2008   
Pages: 347-359
DOI: 10.2143/TURC.40.0.2037143

Abstract :
Kösem Sultan (d. 1651) is well known for her political influence during the reigns of her sons Murad IV (1623-40) and Ibrahim (1640-48). This piece traces the beginnings of her political career and suggests that she had an important role in the politics of succession from very early on during the reign of Ahmed I (1603-17).

Kösem Sultan (m. 1651) est connue pour son influence politique pendant les règnes de ses fils Murad IV (1623-40) et Ibrahim (1640-48). Cet article retrace le début de sa carrière politique et suggère qu’elle eut un rôle important dans la politique de succession depuis les première années du règne d’Ahmed Ier (1603-17).

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