The reign of queen hatshepsut lasted 22 years and in that time she was responsible for more building projects than any pharaoh in history save rameses ii (also known as rameses the great, 1279-1213 bce. Queen hatshepsut ruled as pharaoh over ancient egypt from 1479-1458 bc from what i can tell, she was a highly successful pharaoh, both in wartime activities early on in her reign and later in peacetime governance. Hatshepsut ruled over ancient egypt as the fifth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty her reign lasted more than any other female king and egyptologists consider her one of the most successful pharaohs. Hatshepsut became queen of egypt when she married her half-brother, thutmose ii, at the age of 12 she was the elder of two daughters born to thutmose i and his queen, ahmes.
Hatshepsut hatshepsut, meaning foremost of noble ladies, was the fifth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of ancient egypt she is generally regarded by egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous egyptian dynasty. Reign c 1478-1458 bc (18th dynasty) hatshepsut is the second historically confirmed female pharaoh around the age of twelve, she became queen of egypt upon marrying her half-brother thutmose ii and then regent to her infant stepson thutmose iii when he died. The accomplishments of queen hatshepsut are many, but perhaps the greatest of all was her ability to rule egypt during the 18th dynasty until this time it had been extremely rare for a woman to sit on the throne of egypt and unheard of for a woman to boldly assume the role of pharaoh. Melvyn bragg and guests discuss the egyptian pharaoh hatshepsut, whose name means 'foremost of noble ladies' she ruled egypt from about 1479 - 1458 bc and some scholars argue that she was one of. In june 2007, the discovery channel and dr zahi hawass, head of egypt's supreme council of antiquities, announced a positive identification of a mummy as hatshepsut's, and a documentary, secrets of egypt's lost queen.
Queen hatshepsut queen hatshepsut, daughter of thutmose and aahmes, was one of the few female pharaohs of ancient egypt there were other female pharaohs previously, but none had the unprecedented impact she had during her reign. Hatshepsut is one of the ancient rulers of egypt and holds the reputation of being the first female pharaoh of the nation however, she tried keeping the kingdom's tradition alive by sporting the look of a man, thus making her countrymen feel that the kingdom is still being governed by a male. In ancient egypt the fifth pharaoh of the 18th dynasty was a woman, hatshepsut clever and ambitious, she overcame the difficulty of being a female king by combining her acknowledged femininity with traditional (male) pharaonic representation. The blocks were discovered by the german archaeological institute on the island of elephantine, aswan in egypt and shed light on queen hatshepsut who was a successful ruler in around 1,473bc.
Ruling for over two decades in the 15 th century bc, queen hatshepsut was the longest reigning female pharaoh, and not only that, but she is regarded by scholars as one of the most effective and respected of all pharaohs. The arts flourished under hatshepsut's reign, sparking a renaissance that influenced egyptian art for more than a millennium four seal amulets inscribed with thutmose iii's throne name. So hatshepsut had to spend her reign securing her position and fighting to be seen as a legitimate ruler after the death of her father, tuthmosis i, hatshepsut became queen to tuthmosis ii, her.
The eighteenth dynasty of egypt (notated dynasty xviii, thutmose i was succeeded by thutmose ii and his queen, hatshepsut, who was the daughter of thutmose i after her husband's death and a period of regency for her minor stepson (who would later become pharaoh as thutmose iii) hatshepsut became pharaoh in her own right and ruled for over. The mummy now identified as queen hatshepsut shows a heavy set woman of ca 50 years her body shows that she may have suffered from diabetes and scans from the pelvic area may indicate that she suffered from liver cancer. In egyptian history, there was no word for a queen regnant as in contemporary history, king being the ancient egyptian title regardless of gender, and by the time of her reign, pharaoh had become the name for the ruler hatshepsut is not unique, however, in taking the title of king.
Hatshepsut, a woman acknowledged to be the most successful female pharaoh in egyptian history, was born in 1508 bce her father was the pharaoh thothmes i and her mother was his chief royal wife. Queen hatshepsut holds the title of the longest reign of a female ancient egyptian ruler she lived from 1500-1458 bc and ruled over egypt for 21 of those years as a fully royal woman, her less royal half-brother married her to secure his right to the kingship once his father (thutmose i) had died. What motivated hatshepsut to rule ancient egypt as a man while her stepson stood in the soul of russia driven underground for 75 years, the faith of the russian tsars now enjoys favored status.