2001 BC - 2503 BC


Menkaure (also Menkaura, Egyptian transliteration mn-k3w-Rˁ), was an ancient Egyptian king (pharaoh) of the 4th dynasty during the Old Kingdom, who is well known under his Hellenized names Mykerinos (Greek: Μυκερίνος) (by Herodotus) and Menkheres (by Manetho). According to Manetho, he was the throne successor of king Bikheris, but according to archaeological evidence he rather was the successor of king Khafre. Africanus (from Syncellus) reports as rulers of the 4th Dynasty Sôris, Suphis I, Suphis II, Mencherês, Ratoisês, Bicheris, Sebercherês and Thamphthis in this order. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Menkaure has received more than 308,794 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 402nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Menkaure ranks 398 out of 14,801Before him are Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Louis the German, John Adams, Numa Pompilius, Mithridates VI of Pontus, and Murad V. After him are Abbas the Great, Narmer, Philip I of Castile, Severus Alexander, Edward I of England, and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 2001 BC, Menkaure ranks 1After him is Horus Bird. Among people deceased in 2503 BC, Menkaure ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Menkaure ranks 36 out of 432Before him are Diophantus (201), Ankhesenamun (-1347), Ramesses I (-1300), Cyril of Alexandria (376), Omar Sharif (1932), and Smenkhkare (-1400). After him are Demis Roussos (1946), Athanasius of Alexandria (295), Miriam (-1400), Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), Philo (-15), and Sneferu (-2700).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Menkaure ranks 15Before him are Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Anwar Sadat (1918), Khafra (-2550), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), and Smenkhkare (-1400). After him are Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), Sneferu (-2700), Baibars (1223), Caesarion (-47), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), and Thutmose I (-1600).

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