Pepi II Neferkare

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Template:Hiero/2cartouche A ruler of the Sixth dynasty in Egypt's Old Kingdom, Pepi II Neferkare's birth name was Pepi or Pepy. His throne name, Neferkare (Nefer-ka-Re), means "Beautiful is the Ka of Re". He was the son of Pepy I and Ankhnesmerire II. He succeeded to the throne after his brother Merenre, at the age of six, and is generally thought to have ruled for 94 years, the longest reign of any monarch in history. His reign marked a sharp decline of the Old Kingdom. While the power of the nomarchs grew, the power of pharaoh dissolved. With no central power, local nobles began raiding each other's territories.

He was succeeded by either his son Merenre II or his daughter Nitocris. If the former did succeed, he was probably succeeded by the latter.

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Preceded by:
Merenre Nemtyemsaf I
Pharaoh of Egypt
Sixth dynasty
Succeeded by:
Possibly Merenre Nemtyemsaf II or Nitocris
de:Pepi II.

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