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Osorkon III

900 BC - 758 BC

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Usermaatre Setepenamun Osorkon III Si-Ese was Pharaoh of Egypt in the 8th Century BC. He is the same person as the Crown Prince and High Priest of Amun Osorkon B, son of Takelot II by his Great Royal Wife Karomama II. Prince Osorkon B is best attested by his Chronicle—which consists of a series of texts documenting his activities at Thebes—on the Bubastite Portal at Karnak. He later reigned as king Osorkon III in Upper Egypt for twenty-eight years after defeating the rival forces of Pedubast I/Shoshenq VI who had apparently resisted the authority of his father here. Osorkon ruled the last five years of his reign in coregency with his son, Takelot III, according to Karnak Nile Level Text No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Osorkon III has received more than 62,266 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Osorkon III is the 8,108th most popular politician (down from 7,199th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 294th in 2019) and the 160th most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Osorkon III ranks 8,108 out of 15,577Before him are Mucianus, Princess Anna of Saxony, Michael II Komnenos Doukas, Floris IV, Count of Holland, Prince Ernst August of Hanover, and Thoros of Edessa. After him are Wo Jia, Abdalonymus, Mir Osman Ali Khan, Otto, Duke of Burgundy, Princess Françoise of Orléans, and Mstislav Mstislavich.

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Among people born in 900 BC, Osorkon III ranks 22Before him are Hazael, Ashur-dan III, Shalmaneser IV, Ishpuini of Urartu, Shoshenq III, and Pedubast I. After him are Coenus of Macedon, Sarduri I, Alara of Nubia, Pami, Ben-Hadad III, and Iuput II. Among people deceased in 758 BC, Osorkon III ranks 1

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Among people born in Egypt, Osorkon III ranks 316 out of 582Before him are Omar Abdel-Rahman (1938), Nepherites I (-490), Anastasius Sinaita (630), Thutmose (-1500), Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria (1952), and Leila Mourad (1918). After him are Barsanuphius (401), Julius Pollux (200), Amr Diab (1961), Qasim Amin (1863), Amr Moussa (1936), and Autobiography of Harkhuf (-2300).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Osorkon III ranks 160Before him are Ahmed Shafik (1941), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Boutros Ghali (1846), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), and Nepherites I (-490). After him are Autobiography of Harkhuf (-2300), Tiberius Julius Alexander (100), Takelot III (-800), Al-Mu'azzam Isa (1176), Iset (-1350), and Said Halim Pasha (1865).