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  • Merenre 2

  • Rule:6th Dynasty: 2152 BC
    Predecessor:Father Pepi 2
    Praenomen:Throne name: Merenre: beloved of Ra
    Nomen:Birth name: Mentiemsaf: Mentu is his protector
    Mother:Nieth
    Consorts:Sister wife Nitocris
    Capital City:Memphis
    Reign:- Merenre 2 was the eldest surviving son of Pepi 2, but only ruled for one year in contrast with his father who ruled 94 years
    - The exceptional long reign of his father resulted in an increase of power of the nobility and the gradual decline of the central authority.
    - The only document dated to his reign is a decree protecting the cult of queens Ankhesenmerire and Neith, from the pyramid complex of his queen mother Neith in Saqqara.
    - He was murdered in a plot and later revenged by his sister Nitocris
    Successor:Wife and sister Nitocris
    Wikipedia:Merenre 2