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Hotepsekhemwy is the Horus name of an early Egyptian king who was the founder of the Second Dynasty of Egypt. The exact length of his reign is not known; the Turin canon suggests an improbable 95 years while the ancient Egyptian historian Manetho reports that the reign of "Boëthôs" lasted for 38 years. Egyptologists consider both statements to be misinterpretations or exaggerations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hotepsekhemwy has received more than 164,110 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Hotepsekhemwy is the 1,865th most popular politician (down from 1,707th in 2019).

Hotepsekhemwy was the 2nd pharaoh of the Second Dynasty. His name means "The two powers are in harmony".

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Among politicians, Hotepsekhemwy ranks 1,865 out of 15,710Before him are Juba II, Rodolfo Graziani, Joseph I of Portugal, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Agostinho Neto, and Ashurnasirpal II. After him are Tiglath-Pileser I, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Julia Drusilla, Michael the Brave, and Mohammed Daoud Khan.

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Among people born in 2900 BC, Hotepsekhemwy ranks 2Before him is Fuxi. After him is Nebra. Among people deceased in 2900 BC, Hotepsekhemwy ranks 1

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