2600 BC - 2499 BC

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Shepseskaf was the sixth and last pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. He reigned six to eight years starting circa 2510 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shepseskaf has received more than 111,146 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Shepseskaf is the 1,743rd most popular politician (down from 1,507th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 91st in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Egyptian Politician.

Shepseskaf is most famous for being the last king of the Fourth Dynasty, and for building his pyramid at Saqqara.

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Among politicians, Shepseskaf ranks 1,743 out of 15,710Before him are William V, Prince of Orange, Maria II of Portugal, Zhengde Emperor, Jehoash of Judah, Temür Khan, and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir. After him are Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Athalaric, Theophanu, Achaemenes, Charles II of Naples, and Robert, Count of Clermont.

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Among people born in 2600 BC, Shepseskaf ranks 2Before him is Djedefre. After him are Thamphthis, Hetepheres II, Bikheris, Meresankh III, Khentkaus I, Userkaf, Kawab, Djedefhor, Khamerernebty II, and Meskalamdug. Among people deceased in 2499 BC, Shepseskaf ranks 1

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Shepseskaf ranks 98 out of 520Before him are Hassan al-Banna (1906), Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985), Ramesses VI (-1175), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), and Djet (-3000). After him are Dorothy Hodgkin (1910), Kamose (-1600), Yusuf al-Qaradawi (1926), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), and Mohamed ElBaradei (1942).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Shepseskaf ranks 43Before him are Seti II (-1300), Mohamed Morsi (1951), Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985), Fuad I of Egypt (1868), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), and Djet (-3000). After him are Kamose (-1600), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138), Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (1954), and Amasis II (-700).