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With Isis, a wife of his harem, Thutmose II was provided a male heir, Thutmose III. Therefore Thutmose III was next for the throne. When Thutmose II died his son was only a baby or small child at the time. His exact age is not known. At that age Thutmose III could not rule the great nation of Egypt properly so a regent was to be appointed (Dell 48).
It remains unclear whether or not Cleopatra had African ancestry as her mother was described as a “woman of significant status.” (“Cleopatra Had African…”) In 51 B.C., Cleopatra had to marry her younger brother, Ptolemy XIII, and rule Egypt after the death of her father, which occurred from natural causes. Cleopatra was eighteen at the time. There is debate on what age her brother was. Some people argue that he was ten, others say that he was twelve. (“Cleo... ... middle of paper ... ... 2014. .
Having the era named after her, Queen Victoria was one of the most illustrious leaders Great Britain has ever had. Alexandrina Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 in London. Her father died shortly after her birth, which made her the heir to the throne. She had three uncles that were ahead of her in the line of succession, and none of them had any living legitimate children. After her only remaining uncle died in 1837, Victoria was crowned on June 28, 1838.
Thutmose I and Ahmose rulers of Egypt, and was the mother and father of Hatshepsut. As people talked back then Queen Hatshepsut was the first female to become Egypt’s king. She ruled for over 22 years of reign in peace. She was married to Thutmose II, and had
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After her father’s death when she was 12, Hatshepsut became the queen of Egypt when she married her half-brother and he became the Pharaoh Thutmose II. He was the son of her father and one of his second wives. During the reign of Thutmose II, Hatshepsut assumed the traditional role of queen and principal wife. During their marriage, Hatshepsut and Thutmose II were not able to produce a male heir but had a daughter named Neferure. Because she was the first and main wife and queen of Thutmose II, when he died, she proclaimed herself the fifth Pharaoh while denying the old Kings son, her nephew.