Definition: Name of four
New Kingdom pharaohs. Thutmose I was the general who drove
the Hyksos out of Egypt. He married the king's sister and
was named king in 1493 B.C. when King Amenhotep I died
childless. His son followed him to the throne in 1481.
Thutmose II's wife was Hatshepsut, who took the throne for
herself when her son, Thutmose III, was very young. He, in
turn, gained the throne in 1573. Thutmose IV was the son of
Amenhotep II and ruled from 1392 to 1382.
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