2500 BC - 2501 BC


Hemiunu (fl. 2570 BC) is a man who lived in ancient Egypt, and who is believed to have been the architect of the Great Pyramid of Giza. As vizier, succeeding his father, Nefermaat, and his uncle, Kanefer, Hemiunu was one of the most important members of the court and responsible for all the royal works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hemiunu has received more than 133,811 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 74th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Hemiunu ranks 74 out of 361Before him are Domenico Fontana, Louis Le Vau, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Josef Hoffmann, Erich Mendelsohn, and Charles Garnier. After him are Vincenzo Scamozzi, Hector Guimard, César Pelli, Jean Nouvel, Mnesikles, and Peter Parler.

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Among people born in 2500 BC, Hemiunu ranks 3Before him are Sahure and Nyuserre Ini. After him are Menkauhor Kaiu, Userkare, Seth-Peribsen, Neferefre, Djedkare Isesi, Enmerkar, Urukagina, Ur-Nanshe, and Eannatum. Among people deceased in 2501 BC, Hemiunu ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Hemiunu ranks 134 out of 432Before him are Claude François (1939), Mentuhotep III (-2050), Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562), Sosigenes of Alexandria (-80), Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951), and Smendes (-1200). After him are Neferirkare Kakai (-2483), Senusret II (-1900), Psusennes I (-1100), Al-Suyuti (1445), Nonnus (500), and Alexander Helios (-40).


Among architects born in Egypt, Hemiunu ranks 2Before him are Imhotep (-2800). After him are Amenhotep, son of Hapu (-1420), Dinocrates (-400), Hassan Fathy (1900), and Nefermaat (-2500).

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