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Amenhotep III

1403 BC - 1350 BC

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Amenhotep III (Ancient Egyptian: jmn-ḥtp(.w), Amānəḥūtpū pronounced [ʔaˈmaːnəʔ ˈħutpu], "Amun is Satisfied"; Hellenized as Amenophis III), also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent or Amenhotep the Great, was the ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC, or from June 1388 BC to December 1351 BC/1350 BC, after his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep was Thutmose's son by a minor wife, Mutemwiya.His reign was a period of unprecedented prosperity and splendour, when Egypt reached the peak of its artistic and international power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amenhotep III has received more than 1,587,272 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Amenhotep III is the 123rd most popular politician (up from 131st in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Egypt and the 6th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Amenhotep III is most famous for his many building projects, including the Luxor Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

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Among politicians, Amenhotep III ranks 123 out of 15,577Before him are Diocletian, Cyrus the Great, Mustafa I, Murad I, Bayezid I, and Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Xerxes I, Claudius, Mark Antony, Narendra Modi, and Bayezid II.

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Among people born in 1403 BC, Amenhotep III ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1350 BC, Amenhotep III ranks 1After him is Tudhaliya III.

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Among people born in Egypt, Amenhotep III ranks 13 out of 582Before him are Euclid (-350), Hypatia (350), Yasser Arafat (1929), Hatshepsut (-1507), Catherine of Alexandria (287), and Joshua (-1355). After him are Origen (185), Anthony the Great (251), Imhotep (-2800), Plotinus (203), Rudolf Hess (1894), and Hosni Mubarak (1928).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Amenhotep III ranks 6Before him are Cleopatra (-69), Tutankhamun (-1341), Akhenaten (-1400), Yasser Arafat (1929), and Hatshepsut (-1507). After him are Rudolf Hess (1894), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Anwar Sadat (1918), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Seti I (-1323), and Khafra (-2550).