Thutmose IV

1420 BC - 1400 BC

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Thutmose IV (sometimes read as Thutmosis or Tuthmosis IV, Thothmes in older history works in Latinized Greek; Ancient Egyptian: ḏḥwti.msi(.w) "Thoth is born") was the 8th Pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, who ruled in approximately the 14th century BC. His prenomen or royal name, Menkheperure, means "Established in forms is Re." He was the son of Amenhotep II and Tiaa. Thutmose IV was the grandfather of Akhenaten. Thutmose IV was born to Amenhotep II and Tiaa, but was not actually the crown prince and Amenhotep II's chosen successor to the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thutmose IV has received more than 753,064 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Thutmose IV is the 37th most popular physician (down from 36th in 2019).

Thutmose IV is most famous for being the Pharaoh of Egypt during the time of the Exodus.

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Among physicians, Thutmose IV ranks 37 out of 726Before him are Allvar Gullstrand, Jean-Martin Charcot, Qa'a, Al-Zahrawi, Marcello Malpighi, and Alexis Carrel. After him are Rita Levi-Montalcini, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Polycarp, Virginia Apgar, Emil Kraepelin, and Ambroise Paré.

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Among people born in 1420 BC, Thutmose IV ranks 1After him is Amenhotep, son of Hapu. Among people deceased in 1400 BC, Thutmose IV ranks 3Before him are Ay, and Ankhesenamun. After him are Meritaten, Jethro, Kiya, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Yuya, Tadukhipa, Piyassili, Neferneferuaten Tasherit, and Mutemwiya.

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