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Thutmose I

(thŭt`mōz, tŭt`–) or

Thothmes I

(thŏth`mēz, tōt`mĕs), d. 1495 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, third ruler of the XVIII dynasty; successor of Amenhotep IAmenhotep I
or Amenophis I
, fl. 1570 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amasis I. His chief exploits were military. He pushed southward into Nubia and reestablished Egypt's boundary at the Second Cataract of the Nile, as previously
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. He became king c.1525. In a great campaign he subjugated the valley of the NileNile,
longest river in the world, c.4,160 mi (6,695 km) long from its remotest headstream, the Luvironza River in Burundi, central Africa, to its delta on the Mediterranean Sea, NE Egypt. The Nile flows northward and drains c.
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 up to the Third Cataract (below the present Dongola). Syria occupied his attention, and he at least temporarily subdued the country as far as the Euphrates River. He was succeeded by his son Thutmose IIThutmose II
or Thothmes II
, reigned c.1495–1490 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, fourth ruler of the XVIII dynasty and the son and successor of Thutmose I. Unlike Hatshepsut, his half-sister whom he married, Thutmose II did not have a royal mother.
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Thutmose I

died c. 1500 bc, king of Egypt of the 18th dynasty, who extended his territory in Nubia and Syria and enlarged the Temple of Amon at Karnak
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The whole subject was best avoided, especially if Tuthmosis I had already made the point that Egypt was the leading power in Asia.
He disguised himself as Tuthmosis I, went one day to see the queen, and the result, in due course, was Hatshepsut.
She also tells us that her obelisks were situated by the gateway of Tuthmosis I, since it was he who began the obelisk habit.