1600 BC - 1549 BC

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Apepi (also Ipepi; Egyptian language ipp(i)), Apophis (Greek: Ἄποφις); regnal names Neb-khepesh-Re, A-qenen-Re and A-user-Re) was a ruler of Lower Egypt during the Fifteenth Dynasty and the end of the Second Intermediate Period that was dominated by this foreign dynasty of rulers called the Hyksos. According to the Turin Canon of Kings, he ruled over the northern portion of Egypt for forty years. He ruled during the early half of the 16th century BC and outlived his southern rival, Kamose, but not Ahmose I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apepi has received more than 19,970 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Apepi is the 2,748th most popular politician (down from 2,664th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 145th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Apepi is most famous for being the last king of the Fifth Dynasty. He was a weak king who reigned for only three years.

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Among politicians, Apepi ranks 2,748 out of 15,710Before him are Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse, Colin Powell, Taharqa, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, and Julius Schreck. After him are Mentuhotep I, Pelopidas, Eduard Limonov, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Erna Solberg, and Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein.

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Among people born in 1600 BC, Apepi ranks 5Before him are Thutmose I, Kamose, Seqenenre Tao, and Senenmut. After him are Telipinu, Senakhtenre Ahmose, Tetisheri, Zidanta I, Ammuna, Huzziya I, and Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef. Among people deceased in 1549 BC, Apepi ranks 2Before him is Kamose.

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Among people born in Egypt, Apepi ranks 142 out of 520Before him are Pope Dionysius of Alexandria (190), Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923), Nonnus (500), Smendes (-1200), Theophylact Simocatta (580), and Abbas II of Egypt (1874). After him are Mentuhotep I (-2200), Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (1935), Cleopatra Selene of Syria (-130), Psusennes I (-1100), Faten Hamama (1931), and Necho I (-700).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Apepi ranks 66Before him are Mentuhotep III (-2050), Isetnofret (-1250), Kiya (-1400), Arsinoe IV of Egypt (-68), Smendes (-1200), and Abbas II of Egypt (1874). After him are Mentuhotep I (-2200), Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (1935), Cleopatra Selene of Syria (-130), Psusennes I (-1100), Necho I (-700), and Apries (-650).