Khufu (pharaoh)

Khufu, originaly Khnum-Khufu is the birth name of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. He ruled in the 4th dynasty of the Old Kingdom around 2580 B.C.. He's also known under his Hellenized name Khêops or Cheops.

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Which English king had the most children and how many years did he rule?

George III reigned from 22 Sept 1761 to 29 Jan 1820, a reign of 58 years 129 days, making him the longest reigning King. He had 15 children. His grand-daughter Queen Victoria reigned 62 years 208 days (current record holder) but only had 9 children.

King Henry I supposedly had 20 or more illegitimate children.

Was Khufu's Great Pyramid built before Khufu's death?

yes it was. At the ancient Egypt, The second pharaoh Khufu Built great pyramids of Giza in c. 2560 BC

Why was king Khufu known as ruthless and cruel?

The Egyptian Pharoah Khnum-Khufu (or Cheops) reigned from about 2589 to 2566 B.C. and oversaw the building of the Great Pyramid, largest of the three in Giza, Egypt. Because he mistreated his people and his family in his quest to build monuments to himself and his dynasty, he has a generally negative reputation.

How many pounds did the Great Pyramid of Khufu weight?

it is made of more than two million blocks, each weighing about 2.5 tons, or 5,000 pounds. and the great pyramid weighs 6.5 million tons!

How was Khufu a harsh ruler in Egypt?

Yes, he killed a total of about 2.5 million people when the made fun of his big eye

What is Pharaoh Khufu most known for building?

Pharaoh Khufu (a.k.a. Cheops) ordered the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

How many wives did pharoh khufu have?

Khufu only had three wives who were buried in the three small pyraminds next to the great one. But his royal wife was called Merityotes.

How did King Khufu die?

RE:well, no one really knows how he died! His mummy was in perfect condition, though. One thought of his death is old age, or maybe he was killed... They didn't keep record of his death. Pickles are his favorite snack, so someone might have poisoned his pickles.

What was Pharaoh Khufu most famous for?

Breeding Pagraoh Hounds and creating clay and metal pots.

What are some supernatural explanations for the plague?

Answer Some people believed that it was because of volcanos that ejected a diseased air that gave everyone the Black death. The real cause was the rats' fleas.

How did pharaoh khufu proclaim his glory?

Khufu did not actually build the Great Pyramid. He just happened to arrive long after it was built and he only claimed to have done so.

When was Pharaoh Khufu born?

Pharaoh Khufu was born in the 26th century B.C.

Who was King Khufu?

He was one of three rulers in the fourth dynasty of Egypt around 1200 B.C. He is also known as Cheops, which is the Greek name for him. His biggest achievement and legacy was the Great Pyramid of Giza which is the largest stone structure in the world, and is one of the remaining Seven Wonders of the World. Khufu was a very rigorous ruler and forced men to work unpaid labor on this pyramid only for a very scarce amount of food.

king khufu was a pharaoh of Egypt. that was not really born in Egypt,but was born in mesopatmia. when he became pharaoh he was 26.when he died he was 84. khufu lived for a while. then when he had died he was cept in a tomb under a pyramid.

Khufu is the pharaoh who organized for building the pyramds of Egypt. In khufu's tomb that was robbed they found a statue of him. khufu was not actually born in Egypt he was born in mesoptamia.

At the ancient Egypt, The second pharaoh Khufu Built great pyramids of Giza in c. 2560 BC

Sneferu was the Pharaoh before and Djedetra was the Pharaoh after

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What are the names of the three wives of King Khufu?

his three wives are Queen Merityetes II, Queen Senti-his sister and Queen Henutsen