2600 BC - 2570 BC

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Djedefre (also known as Djedefra and Radjedef) was an ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom. He is well known by the Hellenized form of his name Rhatoisēs (Ῥατοίσης) by Manetho. Djedefre was the son and immediate throne successor of Khufu, the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza; his mother is not known for certain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Djedefre has received more than 347,826 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Djedefre is the 930th most popular politician (up from 1,485th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 85th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Djedefre is most famous for being the son of Khufu and the father of Khafre. He was the second king of the 4th dynasty and ruled for about 12 years.

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Among politicians, Djedefre ranks 930 out of 19,576Before him are Edward the Elder, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Bongbong Marcos, Muhammad II of Khwarazm, Marcian, and Princess Ludovika of Bavaria. After him are Ottokar II of Bohemia, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Dido, Robert I, Duke of Normandy, Sergey Lavrov, and Arnulf of Carinthia.

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Among people born in 2600 BC, Djedefre ranks 1After him are Userkaf, Shepseskaf, Hetepheres II, Khentkaus I, Thamphthis, Meresankh III, Djedefhor, Bunefer, Khamerernebty II, Kawab, and Nefertiabet. Among people deceased in 2570 BC, Djedefre ranks 2Before him is Khufu.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Djedefre ranks 62 out of 642Before him are Shoshenq I (-1000), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), Cleopatra Selene II (-40), Hassan al-Banna (1906), Sayyid Qutb (1906), and Sextus Empiricus (160). After him are Appian (95), Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876), Ptolemy VIII Physcon (-182), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), Apollonius of Rhodes (-295), and Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Djedefre ranks 25Before him are Farouk of Egypt (1920), Smenkhkare (-1400), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Shoshenq I (-1000), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), and Cleopatra Selene II (-40). After him are Ptolemy VIII Physcon (-182), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), Mohamed Morsi (1951), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), and Amenhotep II (-1401).