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Sultan Suleyman and Hurrem Sultan’s children:

Sehzade Mehmet(1521 - 1543) was the first son of Suleyman’s wife Hurrem Sultan. He died at age 22, possibly because of smallpox, and some sources say he was favorite son of sultan Suleyman.

Mihrimah Sultan(1522 - 1578) her mother’s ”sucessor”. She died probably by naturaly death, and played role of Valide Sultan after Hurrem’s death for her brother.

Sultan Selim (1524 - 1574) also known as “Selim the Sot (Mest)” and as “Sarı Selim” (Selim the Blond), was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death in 1574.

Sehzade Bayezid(1525 - 1561) fought for the throne with his brother Selim, he and his four sons were executed in Persia by an Ottoman executioner because of rebellion.

Sehzade Cihangir(1531 - 1553) died after his half - brother Mustafa’s death.

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