3200 BC - 3100 BC

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Menes (fl. c. 3200–3000 BC; ; Ancient Egyptian: mnj, probably pronounced */maˈnij/; Ancient Greek: Μήνης) was a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period of ancient Egypt credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt and as the founder of the First Dynasty.The identity of Menes is the subject of ongoing debate, although mainstream Egyptological consensus identifies Menes with the Naqada III ruler Narmer (most likely) or First Dynasty pharaoh Hor-Aha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Menes has received more than 946,028 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Menes is the 504th most popular politician (down from 464th in 2019).

Menes is most famous for uniting Upper and Lower Egypt.

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Among politicians, Menes ranks 504 out of 15,710Before him are Menkaure, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Abdulmejid II, Murad V, Feodor I of Russia, and Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Gideon, António Guterres, Patrice Lumumba, Geronimo, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, and Georges Clemenceau.

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Among people born in 3200 BC, Menes ranks 1After him is Thesh. Among people deceased in 3100 BC, Menes ranks 1After him are Hor-Aha, Ka, and Neithhotep.

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