1600 BC - 1549 BC

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Kamose was the last Pharaoh of the Theban Seventeenth Dynasty. He was possibly the son of Seqenenre Tao and Ahhotep I and the full brother of Ahmose I, founder of the Eighteenth Dynasty. His reign fell at the very end of the Second Intermediate Period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamose has received more than 238,309 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Kamose is the 1,756th most popular politician (down from 1,591st in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 98th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Kamose is most famous for leading the rebellion against the Hyksos in the 18th Dynasty.

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Among politicians, Kamose ranks 1,756 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Arghun, Liu Shan, Nelson Rockefeller, Stefan Nemanja, and Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. After him are Oruç Reis, Pyotr Stolypin, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Ma Chao, Joannes, and Marozia.

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Among people born in 1600 BC, Kamose ranks 2Before him is Thutmose I. After him are Seqenenre Tao, Senenmut, Apepi, Telipinu, Senakhtenre Ahmose, Tetisheri, Zidanta I, Ammuna, Huzziya I, and Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef. Among people deceased in 1549 BC, Kamose ranks 1After him is Apepi.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Kamose ranks 100 out of 520Before him are Ramesses VI (-1175), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), Djet (-3000), Shepseskaf (-2600), and Dorothy Hodgkin (1910). After him are Yusuf al-Qaradawi (1926), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Mohamed ElBaradei (1942), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Kamose ranks 44Before him are Mohamed Morsi (1951), Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), Djet (-3000), and Shepseskaf (-2600). After him are Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), Amasis II (-700), and Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140).