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1400 BC - 1300 BC

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Meritamen (also spelled Meritamun, Merytamen, Merytamun, Meryt-Amen; ancient Egyptian: Beloved of Amun) was a daughter and later Great Royal Wife of Pharaoh Ramesses the Great. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meritamen has received more than 226,946 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Meritamen is the 188th most popular companion (up from 259th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 169th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Egyptian Companion.

Meritamen is most famous for the "Egyptian Book of the Dead."

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Among companions, Meritamen ranks 188 out of 673Before her are Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Abigail, Matilda of Ringelheim, Maria Theresa of Austria, Constance of Aragon, and Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. After her are Joanna la Beltraneja, Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Faustina the Elder, Philippa of Lancaster, Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, and Juwayriyya bint al-Harith.

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Among people born in 1400 BC, Meritamen ranks 9Before her are Miriam, Smenkhkare, Meritaten, Jethro, Kiya, and Shalmaneser I. After her are Muršili II, Ashur-uballit I, Adad-nirari I, Arnuwanda II, Fu Hao, and Sitre. Among people deceased in 1300 BC, Meritamen ranks 4Before her are Ḫattušili III, Muwatalli II, and Shalmaneser I. After her are Muršili II, Tukulti-Ninurta I, Bintanath, Tudḫaliya IV, Amun-her-khepeshef, Henutmire, Fu Hao, and Sitre.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Meritamen ranks 137 out of 582Before her are Psusennes I (-1100), Arsinoe II (-316), Ammonius Saccas (175), Claudian (370), Sanakht (-2700), and Ramesses IX (-1150). After her are Neferefre (-2500), Claude François (1939), Mentuhotep III (-2050), Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad (1927), Hemiunu (-2500), and Arsinoe III of Egypt (-246).


Among companions born in Egypt, Meritamen ranks 7Before her are Nefertiti (-1400), Nefertari (-1290), Ankhesenamun (-1347), Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (1921), Tiye (-1398), and Arsinoe II (-316). After her are Nazli Sabri (1894), Bintanath (-1300), Farida of Egypt (1921), Meketaten (-1348), Tjuyu (-1401), and Suzanne Mubarak (1941).