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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 597,291 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Khafra is the 349th most popular politician (down from 279th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 25th in 2019) and the 12th 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 349 out of 15,577Before him are Constantine XI Palaiologos, Joachim Murat, Abbas the Great, François Mitterrand, Muhammad Ali of Egypt, and Charles V of France. After him are Turhan Hatice Sultan, Hafsa Sultan, Mustafa II, Stepan Bandera, Philip I of Castile, and Cambyses II.

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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 28 out of 582Before him are Nefertari (-1290), Dalida (1933), Hagar (-1800), Diophantus (201), Seti I (-1323), and Hero of Alexandria (10). After him are Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Miriam (-1400), Ramesses I (-1300), Omar Sharif (1932), Ankhesenamun (-1347), and Caesarion (-47).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Khafra ranks 12Before him are Amenhotep III (-1403), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Anwar Sadat (1918), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Seti I (-1323). After him are Caesarion (-47), Menkaure (-2001), Horemheb (-1319), Ahmose I (-1560), Ay (-1380), and Thutmose I (-1600).