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1600 BC - 1463 BC

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Senenmut (Ancient Egyptian: sn-n-mwt, sometimes spelled Senmut, Senemut, or Senmout) was an 18th Dynasty ancient Egyptian architect and government official. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Senenmut has received more than 193,654 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Senenmut is the 64th most popular architect (up from 81st in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Egypt and the 3rd most popular Egyptian Architect.

Senenmut was a powerful courtier during the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt. He is most famous for his role in the construction of the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak, and for his tomb's exquisite decoration.

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Among architects, Senenmut ranks 64 out of 424Before him are Louis Le Vau, Aldo Rossi, Arnolfo di Cambio, Philip Johnson, Ricardo Bofill, and Jean Nouvel. After him are Buckminster Fuller, Charles Garnier, Hector Guimard, Minoru Yamasaki, Peter Zumthor, and Erich Mendelsohn.

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Among people born in 1600 BC, Senenmut ranks 4Before him are Thutmose I, Kamose, and Seqenenre Tao. After him are Telipinu, Apepi, Tetisheri, Senakhtenre Ahmose, Zidanta I, Ammuna, Zhong Ding, and Sekhemre-Wepmaat Intef. Among people deceased in 1463 BC, Senenmut ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Senenmut ranks 125 out of 582Before him are Berenice IV of Egypt (-77), Senusret II (-1900), Kiya (-1400), Philo of Byzantium (-280), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), and Ahmose-Nefertari (-1562). After him are Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), Setnakhte (-1300), Zahi Hawass (1947), Theon of Alexandria (335), and Psusennes I (-1100).


Among architects born in Egypt, Senenmut ranks 3Before him are Imhotep (-2800) and Khufu (-2700). After him are Hemiunu (-2500), Amenhotep, son of Hapu (-1420), Nefermaat (-2500), and Hassan Fathy (1900).