Psamtik II

700 BC - 589 BC

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Psamtik II (also spelled Psammetichus or Psammeticus) was a king of the Saite-based Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt (595 BC – 589 BC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Psamtik II has received more than 109,161 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Psamtik II is the 2,510th most popular politician (up from 2,754th in 2019).

Psamtik II is most famous for his military success in the wars against the Assyrians.

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Among politicians, Psamtik II ranks 2,510 out of 15,710Before him are Ptolemy Philadelphus, Franz Ziereis, Dagobert II, Werner von Haeften, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, and Catherine Pavlovna of Russia. After him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle, César Gaviria, Sergey Bubka, Bahram V, Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon, and Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal.

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Among people born in 700 BC, Psamtik II ranks 11Before him are Arion, Cyaxares, Tyrtaeus, Amasis II, Periander, and Phalaris. After him are Anacharsis, Necho I, Cylon of Athens, Sinsharishkun, Harpagus, and Phraortes. Among people deceased in 589 BC, Psamtik II ranks 1

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