Amenhotep III

1403 BC - 1350 BC

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Amenhotep III (Ancient Egyptian: imn-ḥtp(.w) "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 III 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 1,298,277 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Amenhotep III is the 131st most popular politician (down from 121st in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 10th in 2019) 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 131 out of 15,710Before him are Vespasian, Cardinal Richelieu, Hatshepsut, Alfred the Great, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, and Hermann Göring. After him are Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, Mehmed III, Skanderbeg, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Deng Xiaoping, and Sun Yat-sen.

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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 520Before him are Hypatia (350), Cleopatra (-69), Yasser Arafat (1929), Hatshepsut (-1507), Joshua (-1355), and Origen (185). After him are Imhotep (-2800), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Plotinus (203), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Anthony the Great (251), and Anwar Sadat (1918).


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