Ancient Egypt: Rulers

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Ancient Egypt: Rulers

  • Amenemhet I, king of ancient Egypt, founder of the XII dynasty (2000?1970 B.C.)
  • Sesostris I, king of ancient Egypt, second ruler of the XII dynasty (1980?1926 B.C.)
  • Amasis I, king of ancient Egypt (c.1570?1545 B.C.), founder of the XVIII dynasty
  • Thutmose I, king of ancient Egypt (1525?1495 B.C.), third ruler of the XVIII dynasty
  • Hatshepsut, queen of ancient Egypt (1486?1468 B.C.), of the XVIII dynasty
  • Ikhnaton, king of ancient Egypt (c.1372?1354 B.C.), of the XVIII dynasty
  • Ramses, name of several kings of ancient Egypt of the XIX and XX dynasties
  • Horemheb, king of ancient Egypt (c.1342?c.1303 B.C.), founder of the XIX dynasty
  • Seti I, king of ancient Egypt (1302?1290 B.C.), of the XIX dynasty
  • Merneptah, king of ancient Egypt (1224?1215 B.C.), of the XIX dynasty
  • Sheshonk I, king of ancient Egypt (950?924? B.C.), founder of the XXII (Libyan) dynasty
  • Piankhi, king of ancient Nubia (c.741?c.715 B.C.)
  • Taharka, king of ancient Egypt (688?663 B.C.), last ruler of the XXV dynasty
  • Psamtik, king of ancient Egypt (661?609 B.C.), founder of the XXVI dynasty
  • Apries, king of ancient Egypt (588?569 B.C.), of the XXVI dynasty
  • Amasis II, king of ancient Egypt (569?525 B.C.), of the XXVI dynasty
  • Ptolemy I (Ptolemy Soter), king of ancient Egypt (323?284 B.C.), the first ruler of the Macedonian dynasty (or Lagid dynasty)
  • Ptolemy II (Ptolemy Philadelphus), king of ancient Egypt (285?246 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Berenice, queen of ancient Cyrene and Egypt (273?221 B.C.)
  • Ptolemy III (Ptolemy Euergetes), king of ancient Egypt (246?221 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy IV (Ptolemy Philopator), king of ancient Egypt (221?205 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy V (Ptolemy Epiphanes), king of ancient Egypt (205?180 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy VI (Ptolemy Philometor), king of ancient Egypt (180?145 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy VII (Ptolemy Physcon), king of ancient Egypt (145?116 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy VIII (Ptolemy Lathyrus), king of ancient Egypt (116?107 B.C., 88?81 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy IX, king of ancient Egypt (107?88 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy X, king of ancient Egypt (80 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Cleopatra, queen of Egypt (69?30 B.C.)
  • Ptolemy XI (Ptolemy Auletes), king of ancient Egypt (80?58 B.C., 55?51 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy XII, king of ancient Egypt (51?47 B.C.), of the Macedonian dynasty
  • Ptolemy XIII, king of ancient Egypt (47?44 B.C.), the last of the Macedonian dynasty