2550 BC - 2479 BC

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Khafre (also read as Khafra and Greek: Χεφρήν Khephren or Chephren) was an ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom. He was the son of Khufu and the successor of Djedefre. According to the ancient historian Manetho, Khafre was followed by king Bikheris, but according to archaeological evidence he was instead followed by king Menkaure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khafra has received more than 591,046 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Khafra is the 279th most popular politician (down from 253rd in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 24th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Khafra is most famous for the Great Sphinx of Giza, a colossal statue of a lion with a human head.

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Among politicians, Khafra ranks 279 out of 15,710Before him are Edward V of England, Pompey, Elagabalus, Wu Zetian, Julian, and Golda Meir. After him are Edward II of England, Lee Kuan Yew, Bill Clinton, Herod Antipas, Jacques Chirac, and Charles VIII of France.

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Among people born in 2550 BC, Khafra ranks 1After him is Mesilim. Among people deceased in 2479 BC, Khafra ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Khafra ranks 25 out of 520Before him are Anwar Sadat (1918), Rudolf Hess (1894), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Ptolemy I Soter (-367), Hero of Alexandria (10), and Diophantus (201). After him are Seti I (-1323), Ramesses I (-1300), Khufu (-2700), Nefertari (-1290), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Omar Sharif (1932).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Khafra ranks 11Before him are Hatshepsut (-1507), Amenhotep III (-1403), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Anwar Sadat (1918), and Rudolf Hess (1894). After him are Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Caesarion (-47), Horemheb (-1319), Baibars (1223), and Ay (-1380).