Which pharaoh was Ramses?

Ramesses II

Ramesses II
Statue of Ramesses II, the ‘Younger Memnon’. From the Ramesseum, Thebes, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, about 1250 BC. British Museum, London.
Reign 1279–1213 BC (19th Dynasty)
Predecessor Seti I

What was Ramses the Great known for?

Rameses became the third king of the 19th Dynasty at the age of 25. His reign is best known for the buildings he commissioned. Early in his reign, he constructed a new capital, Piramesse, in the Nile delta. He built the rock temples of Abu Simbel and his own mortuary temple at Thebes.

What is the story of Ramses?

Ramses II was crowned the pharaoh of Egypt in 1279 BC. He was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty. During his reign as pharaoh, Ramses II led the Egyptian army against several enemies including the Hittites, Syrians, Libyans, and Nubians. In the battle Ramses fought the Hittites near the city of Kadesh.

Why was Ramses II the greatest pharaoh?

Pharaoh during Egypt’s golden age, King Ramses II built more monuments and sired more children than any other Egyptian king. As a result, he has long been regarded by Egyptians as Ramses the Great and his 66-year reign is considered to be the height of Egypt’s power and glory.

Which pharaoh had smallpox?

Ramses V
Ramses V, Ramses also spelled Ramesses or Rameses, (flourished 12th century bce), king of ancient Egypt (reigned 1150–45 bce) who died relatively young, perhaps of smallpox.

What killed Ramses V?

Ramesses V/Cause of death

Who is Nefertiti’s husband?


Died c. 1330 BC
Spouse Akhenaten
Issue Meritaten Meketaten Ankhesenamun Neferneferuaten Tasherit Neferneferure Setepenre
Names Neferneferuaten Nefertiti

Who was Tutankhamun’s Dad?

Researchers have reconstructed the face of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who may have been King Tutankhamun’s father, Akhenaten.