Namesakes

Islamic Caliphs: 3 caliphs
Caliph Selim I   1517-1520   Ottoman  
Caliph Selim II   1566-1574   Ottoman  
Caliph Selim III   1789-1807   Ottoman  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze/gold
(bronze/gold) Veli Saarinen (a.k.a. Selim)   1932   cross-country skiing  
Ottoman Sultans: 3 sultans
Sultan Selim I   1512-1520  
Sultan Selim II   1566-1574  
Sultan Selim III   1789-1807