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Sahure (also Sahura, meaning "He who is close to Re") was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt and the second ruler of the Fifth Dynasty (c. 2465 – c. 2325 BC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sahure has received more than 309,676 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Sahure is the 1,947th most popular politician (up from 2,427th in 2019).

Sahure was the second king of the Fifth Dynasty of Egypt. He ruled for about 12 years and was the son of Neferirkare Kakai and queen Khentkaus II. Sahure is most famous for his pyramid at Abusir, which is one of the largest pyramids in Egypt.

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Among politicians, Sahure ranks 1,947 out of 15,577Before him are Robert II of Scotland, Mikheil Saakashvili, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, William Longsword, Heonjong of Joseon, and Marie François Sadi Carnot. After him are Abbas II of Persia, Hyeonjong of Joseon, Ahaziah of Judah, Lothair II, Wen Jiabao, and Sancho I of Portugal.

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Among people born in 2500 BC, Sahure ranks 1After him are Nyuserre Ini, Urukagina, Menkauhor Kaiu, Neferefre, Hemiunu, Djedkare Isesi, Seth-Peribsen, Userkare, Enmerkar, Eannatum, and Nefermaat. Among people deceased in 2490 BC, Sahure ranks 1

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