700 BC - 800 BC

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Bakenranef, known by the ancient Greeks as Bocchoris (Ancient Greek: Βόκχωρις, Bókkhōris; Latin: Bocchoris) or Bochchoris (Βόχχωρις, Bókhkhōris; Latin: Bochchoris) was briefly a king of the 24th Dynasty of Egypt. Based at Sais in the western Delta, he ruled Lower Egypt from c. 725 to 720 BC. Though the Ptolemaic period Egyptian historian Manetho considers him the sole member of the 24th Dynasty, modern scholars include his father Tefnakht in that dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bakenranef has received more than 104,607 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Bakenranef is the 6,585th most popular politician (down from 6,026th in 2019), the 285th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 265th in 2019) and the 138th most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Bakenranef ranks 6,585 out of 19,576Before him are Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Marc Ravalomanana, Ariel Henry, Dersu Uzala, William Clito, and Manuel Gomes da Costa. After him are Sardanapalus, Pedubast I, Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia, Yamamoto Gonnohyōe, Oleksii Reznikov, and Virgilio Barco Vargas.

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Among people born in 700 BC, Bakenranef ranks 26Before him are Ashur-etil-ilani, Cypselus, Amenirdis II, Myson of Chenae, Ashur-uballit II, and Philip I of Macedon. After him are Leon of Sparta, King Zhuang of Chu, Aristomenes, Sinsharishkun, Sadyattes, and Gargi Vachaknavi. Among people deceased in 800 BC, Bakenranef ranks 10Before him are Caranus of Macedon, Shammuramat, Tarpeia, Shabaka, Coenus of Macedon, and Coroebus of Elis. After him are Tefnakht, Ben-Hadad III, Pami, Osorkon IV, Eriba-Marduk, and Nabu-mukin-zeri.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Bakenranef ranks 285 out of 642Before him are Khamudi (-1549), Ibn al-Farid (1181), Amr Moussa (1936), Henuttaneb (-1350), Pope Theophilus of Alexandria (310), and Amr Diab (1961). After him are Ali az-Zahir (1005), Rifa'a al-Tahtawi (1801), Arnuwanda II (-1400), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam (850), and Al-Mu'azzam Isa (1176).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Bakenranef ranks 138Before him are Boutros Ghali (1846), Wazner (-3500), Qakare Ibi (-2181), Takelot I (-1000), Khamudi (-1549), and Henuttaneb (-1350). After him are Ali az-Zahir (1005), Arnuwanda II (-1400), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Al-Mu'azzam Isa (1176), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), and Neferneferure (-1400).