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Famous Egyptian Rulers - A Timeline of Ancient Egypt

Updated: Jun 20

3100 BC: Pharaoh Narmer

Famous for unifying Egypt into one kingdom & ruling it as the first Pharaoh.

2600 BC: Pharaoh Khufu

Famous for overseeing the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

1508 BC: Pharaoh Hatshepsut

Famous for being Egypt's most successful female Pharaoh (oh, also, she wore a fake beard). Find out more here.

1400 BC: Pharaoh Akhenaten

Famous for causing a mess in Ancient Egypt by changing Egyptian religion. And for his marriage to Nefertiti.

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1341 BC: Pharaoh Tutankhamun

Famous for his treasure-filled tomb & solid gold death mask discovered by Howard Carter.

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1303 BC: Pharaoh Ramesses II

Famous for not being as 'great' as he said he was.

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356 BC: Alexander the Great

Famous for conquering Egypt (and most of the rest of the world too!).

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69 BC: Pharaoh Cleopatra

Famous for being the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

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