Psamtik I

700 BC - 610 BC

Psamtik I

Wahibre Psamtik I (Ancient Egyptian: wꜣḥ-jb-rꜥ psmṯk, known by the Greeks as Psammeticus or Psammetichus (Latinization of Ancient Greek: Ψαμμήτιχος, romanized: Psammḗtikhos), who ruled 664–610 BC, was the first of three kings of that name of the Saite, or Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Psamtik I has received more than 413,862 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,147th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Psamtik I ranks 1,141 out of 14,801Before him are Antoine of Navarre, Fritz Sauckel, Frederick IV of Denmark, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Huni, and Nikephoros III Botaneiates. After him are Agrippina the Elder, Jacques Necker, Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, Majorian, Georgy Lvov, and Francesco I Sforza.

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Among people born in 700 BC, Psamtik I ranks 4Before him are Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, Arion, and Astyages. After him are Jeconiah, Tyrtaeus, Cyaxares, Amasis II, Periander, Anacharsis, Psamtik II, and Cylon of Athens. Among people deceased in 610 BC, Psamtik I ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Psamtik I ranks 73 out of 432Before him are Sextus Empiricus (160), Appian (95), Constantine P. Cavafy (1863), Mohamed Morsi (1951), Pachomius the Great (292), and Lactantius (250). After him are Meritaten (-1400), Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876), Seti II (-1300), Berenice IV of Egypt (-77), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), and Saint Sarah (100).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Psamtik I ranks 31Before him are Farouk of Egypt (1920), Shoshenq I (-1000), Djedefre (-2600), Den (-3000), Amenhotep II (-1401), and Mohamed Morsi (1951). After him are Meritaten (-1400), Seti II (-1300), Berenice IV of Egypt (-77), Ptolemy VI Philometor (-184), Teti (-2350), and Cleopatra Selene II (-40).

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