Amasis II

700 BC - 526 BC

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Amasis II (Ancient Greek: Ἄμασις) or Ahmose II was a pharaoh (reigned 570 – 526 BCE) of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt, the successor of Apries at Sais. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amasis II has received more than 201,505 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Amasis II is the 1,886th most popular politician (up from 1,941st in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 109th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Amasis II is most famous for his building projects, including the temple of Abu Simbel.

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    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Amasis II ranks 1,886 out of 15,710Before him are Canute IV of Denmark, Hongzhi Emperor, Sancho I of Portugal, Prince Marko, Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, and Titus Tatius. After him are Karl Hanke, Staurakios, Aurelius Victor, Tiu, Sunjo of Joseon, and Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf.

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Among people born in 700 BC, Amasis II ranks 8Before him are Astyages, Psamtik I, Jeconiah, Arion, Cyaxares, and Tyrtaeus. After him are Periander, Phalaris, Psamtik II, Anacharsis, Necho I, and Cylon of Athens. Among people deceased in 526 BC, Amasis II ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Amasis II ranks 108 out of 520Before him are Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Mohamed ElBaradei (1942), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), and Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (1372). After him are Al-Suyuti (1445), Saint Menas (285), Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951), Ammonius Saccas (175), Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), and Sekhemkhet (-2800).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Amasis II ranks 49Before him are Shepseskaf (-2600), Kamose (-1600), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954). After him are Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), Alexander Helios (-40), and Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562).