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Ramses IV

Short Biography, Information & Facts about Ramses IV, the famous pharaoh and king of Egypt

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The term pharaoh was the title of an ancient Egyptian king who was considered to be a living god and worshipped as a deity. The pharaoh was an absolute ruler of Egypt, both the political and religious leader. 

Short Biography of the life of Ramses IV
The history, facts and information about Ramses IV, a famous pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

The following biography information provides basic facts about the life Ramses IV:

  • Ramses IV was also known as Rameses and Ramesses which are alternative spellings of the name
  • Egyptian Period / Kingdom: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: Ramses IV ruled in the Twentieth Egyptian Dynasty
  • Name of Previous Pharaoh: Ramses III 1182 BC 1151 BC
  • Succeeded by: Ramses V 1145 BC 1141

  • Years of Reign: 1151 BC 1145 BC

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  • Family
    • Father: His father was Ramses III
    • Mother: His mother was Iset Ta-Hemdjert also referred to as Isis
    • Chief Wife: His chief wife and consort was Tentopet
    • He was succeeded by his son, Ramses V
  • Year of Death: 1145 BC
  • Location of the Burial Site: Valley of the Kings
  • Tomb reference number: KV2
  • Name of Egyptologist who discovered the burial site, or tomb, of Ramses IV: Edward Ayrton (1882 - 1914)
  • Biography and accomplishments or why Ramses IV was famous: Ramses IV was the fifth son of Ramses III who presided over the court that tried those arrested in the "Royal Harem Conspiracy against Ramses III". His father died before the trial was over. He set up great building programs which included the extensive enlargement of the Temple of Khonsu at Karnak and the mortuary temple near the Temple of Hatshepsut. Wealth was brought into the country via the turquoise mines of the Sinai.

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