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Ramses IX

Short Biography, Information & Facts about Ramses IX, 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 IX
The history, facts and information about Ramses IX, a famous pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

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

  • Ramses IX was also known as Rameses and Ramesses which are alternative spellings of the name
  • Egyptian Period / Kingdom: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: Ramses IX ruled in the Twentieth Egyptian Dynasty
  • Name of Previous Pharaoh: Ramses VIII 1125 BC 1124 BC
  • Years of Reign: 1124 BC 1106 BC
  • Succeeded by: Ramses IX 1124 BC 1106 BC

  • Family
    • Father: His father was Prince Mentuhirkhepesef, a son of Ramesses III
    • Mother: His mother was Takhat
    • Chief Wife: His chief wife and consort was Baketwerenere
    • Children:  His elder son Montuherkhopshef did not live to take over the role of Pharaoh, his younger son Amonhirkhepeshef  became Ramses X
  • Year of Death: 1106 BC
  • Location of the Burial Site: Valley of the Kings
  • Tomb reference number: KV6
  • Name of Egyptologist who discovered the burial site, or tomb, of Ramses IX: Henry Salt (1780 - 1827)
  • Biography and accomplishments or why Ramses IX was famous: Tomb Robbers and Corrupt State Officials. During his reign it was discovered that tombs in the Valley of the Kings had been robbed. The royal tombs had been subject to attack by Libyan raiders and in the sixteenth year of his reign the nomarch, or mayor, of Eastern Thebes called Paser compiled a report on a spate of tomb robberies. In the report he accused the nomarch, or mayor, of Western Thebes called Paweraa of either being involved in the Tomb robberies or being negligent in his duties in protecting the tombs. The charge was never proved.
  • This pharaoh was also famous for the great building work and monuments he commissioned including the sun temple centre of Heliopolis and at Karnak

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