2800 BC - 2700 BC

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Djoser (also read as Djeser and Zoser) was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 3rd Dynasty during the Old Kingdom and the founder of this epoch. He is also known by his Hellenized names Tosorthros (from Manetho) and Sesorthos (from Eusebius). He was the son of king Khasekhemwy and queen Nimaathap, but whether he also was the direct throne successor is still unclear. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Djoser has received more than 804,650 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Djoser is the 315th most popular politician (up from 318th in 2019).

Djoser is most famous for building the first stone pyramid, the Step Pyramid, at Saqqara.

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Among politicians, Djoser ranks 315 out of 15,710Before him are Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward IV of England, Ferdinand I of Austria, Louis XI of France, Kangxi Emperor, and Gerald Ford. After him are Qianlong Emperor, Philip V of Spain, Tolui, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Charles II of Spain, and Ahmed II.

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Among people born in 2800 BC, Djoser ranks 2Before him is Imhotep. After him are Khasekhemwy, Sekhemkhet, Senedj, Neferkasokar, Hudjefa I, Sekhemib-Perenmaat, Sneferka, and Nimaathap. Among people deceased in 2700 BC, Djoser ranks 2Before him is Imhotep. After him are Sekhemkhet, Khaba, Seth-Peribsen, Hetepheres I, Prince Rahotep, Meresankh I, and Hetephernebti.

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