Scorpion II

3500 BC - Today

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Scorpion II (Ancient Egyptian: possibly Selk or Weha), also known as King Scorpion, was a ruler during the Protodynastic Period of Upper Egypt (c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scorpion II has received more than 338,614 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Scorpion II is the 995th most popular politician (up from 1,482nd in 2019).

Scorpion II is most famous for being the last pharaoh of Egypt's Old Kingdom.

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  • 340k

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  • 76.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Scorpion II ranks 995 out of 15,710Before him are Tedros Adhanom, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Astyages, Harold Godwinson, Constantine IV, and Margaret Theresa of Spain. After him are Jorge Rafael Videla, Robert I, Duke of Normandy, Philip III of Macedon, Alfonso VI of León and Castile, Jiang Qing, and Æthelwulf, King of Wessex.

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Among people born in 3500 BC, Scorpion II ranks 4Before him are Rachel, Bathsheba, and Idris. After him are Scorpion I, Tiu, Wazner, Khayu, Mekh, and Neheb.

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