|Rule:||6th Dynasty: 2152 BC|
|Predecessor:||Father Pepi 2|
|Praenomen:||Throne name: Merenre: beloved of Ra|
|Nomen:||Birth name: Mentiemsaf: Mentu is his protector|
|Consorts:||Sister wife Nitocris|
|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|