Akhenaten (r. 1353-1336 BCE) was a pharaoh of 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Egypt. He is also known as 'Akhenaton' or 'Ikhnaton' and also 'Khuenaten', all of which are translated to mean 'successful for' or 'of great use to' the god Aten.

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  • c. 1370 BCE - c. 1336 BCE
    Life of Egyptian queen Nefertiti.
  • 1353 BCE - c. 1336 BCE
    Reign of Akhenaten, Tutankhamun's father, 'Heretic King' of Egypt.
  • c. 1350 BCE
    Birth of Ankhsenamun, daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, wife of Tutankhamun.
  • c. 1345 BCE - 1327 BCE
    Life of Tutankhamun.