1319 BC - 1292 BC

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Horemheb, also spelled Horemhab, Haremheb or Haremhab (Ancient Egyptian: ḥr-m-ḥb, meaning "Horus is in Jubilation"), was the last pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt (1550–1292 BC). He ruled for at least 14 years between 1319 BC and 1292 BC. He had no relation to the preceding royal family other than by marriage to Mutnedjmet, who is thought (though disputed) to have been the daughter of his predecessor, Ay; he is believed to have been of common birth. Before he became pharaoh Horemheb was the commander-in-chief of the army under the reigns of Tutankhamun and Ay. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horemheb has received more than 1,242,882 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Horemheb is the 431st most popular politician (down from 430th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 36th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Horemheb is most famous for being the last pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. He was also the first pharaoh of the 19th dynasty.

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Over the past year Horemheb has had the most page views in the with 143,289 views, followed by Persian (66,804), and Spanish (29,481). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (222.80%), Bulgarian (87.75%), and Sinhalese (71.74%)


Among politicians, Horemheb ranks 431 out of 19,576Before him are Viktor Yanukovych, Józef Piłsudski, Maximilian I of Mexico, Louis VIII of France, Augustus II the Strong, and George V. After him are Pompey, Francis II of France, Servius Tullius, Björn Ironside, Severus Alexander, and Arcadius.

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Among people born in 1319 BC, Horemheb ranks 1 Among people deceased in 1292 BC, Horemheb ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Horemheb ranks 37 out of 642Before him are Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Seti I (-1323), Diophantus (201), Naguib Mahfouz (1911), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Omar Sharif (1932). After him are Menkaure (-2001), Umm Kulthum (1898), Caesarion (-47), Ramesses I (-1300), Cyril of Alexandria (376), and Ahmose I (-1560).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Horemheb ranks 12Before him are Anwar Sadat (1918), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Amenhotep III (-1403), Rudolf Hess (1894), Khafra (-2550), and Ay (-1380). After him are Menkaure (-2001), Caesarion (-47), Ahmose I (-1560), Sneferu (-2700), Thutmose I (-1600), and Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62).