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Thutmose I

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

The following biography information provides basic facts about the life Thutmose I:

  • Thutmose I was also known as Thutmosis or Tuthmosis
  • Meaning of the name: "Thoth is Born"
  • Egyptian Period / Kingdom: New Kingdom
  • Dynasty: Thutmose I ruled in the Eighteenth Egyptian Dynasty
  • Name of Previous Pharaoh: Amenhotep I 1525 BC -1504 BC (aka Amenophis)
  • Years of Reign: 1504 BC -1492 BC
  • Succeeded by: Thutmose II 1492 BC -1479 BC

  • Family
    • Father: His father was believed to be Amenhotep I (aka Amenophis)
    • Mother: His mother was Semiseneb
    • Chief Wife: His chief wife and consort was Queen Ahmose
    • Children:  Thutmose II, Hatshepsut, Amenmose, Wadjmose and Nefrubity
  • Year of Death: 1492BC
  • Location of the Burial Site: Valley of the Kings
  • Tomb reference number: KV38
  • Name of Egyptologist who discovered the burial site, or tomb, of Thutmose I: Victor Loret (1859 - 1946)
  • Biography and accomplishments or why Thutmose I was famous: A warrior king who claimed victories against the Syrians and quelled a rebellion in Nubia. Following his victory over Nubia he had a canal built to provide easier travel upstream from Egypt to Nubia. The most important monuments he built,  under the supervision of his architect Ineni, included temples, pylons, obelisks, shrines and statues which were located at the Temple complex of Karnak.

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