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  • Thutmose 2 Rule:18th Dynasty: 1493-1479 BC
    Predecessor:Father Thutmose 1
    Mother:- He was the oldest son of Mutnefert, a minor royal queen of Tuthmose 1, who was herself the sister of Tuthmose I principal queen, Ahmose.
    Nomen:Birth name: Thutmose: Born of the god Thoth
    Praenomen:Throne name: Aakheperenra: Great is the form of Ra
    Consorts:- He married his fully royal half-sister Hatshepsut in order to secure his kingship
    - Isis was a lesser wife, but gave him a male heir the famous Thutmose 3
    Capital City:Thebes
    Reign:- He successfully put down rebellions in Nubia and the Levant.
    The Campaign of Thutmose 2 in Nubia was recorded in historical literature which survived time
    - Tuthmose 2 was a physically week person,, and Hatshepsut his wife was the real power behind the throne during his rule
    - Before his death Thutmose 2 appointed his young son Thutmose 3 as crown prince, to keep his wife, Hatshepsut from taking power. It didn't work, however, as Hatshepsut maintained control of the throne despite her husband wishes.
    Burial:- No identified tomb or completed mortuary complex was found for Tuthmose 2, though his mummy was found in a royal cache located at Deir el Bahri.
    The body of Thutmose 2 was mutilated by ancient tomb robbers.
    Successor:Wife Hatshepsut
    Wikipedia:Thutmose 2