1507 BC - 1458 BC

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Hatshepsut (; also Hatchepsut; Egyptian: ḥꜣt-špswt "Foremost of Noble Ladies"; c. 1507–1458 BC) was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. She was the second historically confirmed female pharaoh, after Sobekneferu. (Various other women may have also ruled as pharaohs regnant or at least regents before Hatshepsut, as early as Neithhotep around 1,600 years prior.) Hatshepsut came to the throne of Egypt in 1478 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hatshepsut has received more than 3,319,033 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Hatshepsut is the 127th most popular politician (up from 137th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 12th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Hatshepsut was the first female pharaoh of Egypt. She ruled for over 20 years and is most famous for her building projects.

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Among politicians, Hatshepsut ranks 127 out of 15,710Before her are Henry V of England, Clovis I, Louis XIII of France, Kösem Sultan, Vespasian, and Cardinal Richelieu. After her are Alfred the Great, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Hermann Göring, Amenhotep III, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Mehmed III.

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Among people born in 1507 BC, Hatshepsut ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1458 BC, Hatshepsut ranks 1

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Among people born in Egypt, Hatshepsut ranks 10 out of 520Before her are Ptolemy (100), Akhenaten (-1400), Euclid (-350), Hypatia (350), Cleopatra (-69), and Yasser Arafat (1929). After her are Joshua (-1355), Origen (185), Amenhotep III (-1403), Imhotep (-2800), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Plotinus (203).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Hatshepsut ranks 5Before her are Tutankhamun (-1341), Akhenaten (-1400), Cleopatra (-69), and Yasser Arafat (1929). After her are Amenhotep III (-1403), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Anwar Sadat (1918), Rudolf Hess (1894), Khafra (-2550), and Seti I (-1323).