Greek Pharaohs – House of Ptolemy

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Greek Pharaohs of Egypt

  • Ptolemy I Soter (305–285 BC) Abdicated in 285 BC; died in 283 BC
  • Berenice I  (Wife of Ptolemy I)( ?-285 BC)
  • Ptolemy II Philadelphos (288–246 BC)
  • Arsinoe I (Wife of Ptolemy II)(284/281-c. 274 BC)
  • Arsinoe II (Wife of Ptolemy II)(277-270 BC)
  • Ptolemy III Euergetes (246–222 BC)
  • Berenice II (Wife of Ptolemy III)(244/243-222 BC)
  • Ptolemy IV Philopator (222–204 BC)
  • Arsinoe III (Wife of Ptolemy IV) (220-204 BC)

Civil Unrest in the South of Egypt

  • Hugronaphor Usurper Revolutionary Pharaoh in the South (205-199 BC)
  • Ankhmakis Usurper Revolutionary Pharaoh in the South (199-185 BC)

Continuation of the House of Ptolemy

  • Ptolemy V Epiphanes (Upper Egypt in revolt 207–186 BC) (204–180 BC)
  • Cleopatra I (Wife of Ptolemy V, co-regent with Ptolemy VI during his minority)(193-176 BC)
  • Ptolemy VI Philometor  Died 145 BC (180–164 BC)
  • Cleopatra II (Wife of Ptolemy VI)(173-164 BC)
  • Ptolemy VIII Euergetes Proclaimed king by Alexandrians in 170 BC; ruled jointly with Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra II from 169-164 BC. (Died 116BC; 171–163BC)
  • Ptolemy VI Philometor  Egypt under the control of Ptolemy VIII 164 BC–163 BC; Ptolemy VI restored 163 BC 163-145 BC
  • Cleopatra II Married Ptolemy VIII; led revolt against him in 131 BC and became sole ruler of Egypt. (163-127 BC)
  • Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator Proclaimed co-ruler by father; later ruled under regency of his mother Cleopatra II 145-144 BC
  • Ptolemy VIII Euergetes Restored 145-131 BC
  • Cleopatra III Second wife of Ptolemy VIII 142-131 BC
  • Ptolemy Memphitis Proclaimed King by Cleopatra II; killed by Ptolemy VIII 131 BC
  • Ptolemy VIII Euergetes Restored 127-116 BC
  • Cleopatra III  Restored with Ptolemy VIII; later co-regent with Ptolemy IX and X. 127-107 BC
  • Cleopatra II Reconciled with Ptolemy VIII; co-ruled with Cleopatra III and Ptolemy until 116. 124-116 BC
  • Ptolemy IX Soter (Died 80 BC; 116–110 BC)
  • Cleopatra IV Shortly married to Ptolemy IX, but was pushed out by Cleopatra III 116-115 BC
  • Ptolemy X Alexander (Died 88 BC 110–109 BC)
  • Berenice III Forced to marry Ptolemy XI; murdered on his orders 19 days later 81-80 BC
  • Ptolemy XI Alexander Young son of Ptolemy X Alexander; installed by Sulla of Rome; ruled for 80 days before being lynched by citizens for killing Berenice III 80 BC
  • Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos Son of Ptolemy IX; (Died 51 BC 80– 58 BC)
  • Cleopatra V Tryphaena (Wife of Ptolemy XII, mother of Berenice IV)(79 BC-68 BC)
  • Cleopatra VI (Daughter of Ptolemy XII)(58 – 57 BC)
  • Berenice IV (Daughter of Ptolemy XII; forced to marry Seleucus Kybiosaktes, but has him strangled)(Joint rule with Cleopatra VI until 57 BC)(58–55 BC)
  • Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos Restored; reigned briefly with his daughter Cleopatra VII before his death 55–51 BC
  • Cleopatra VII (Kleopatra-VII) Ruled Jointly with her father Ptolemy XII, her brother Ptolemy XIII, her brother-husband Ptolemy XIV, and her son Ptolemy XV; also known simply as Cleopatra (51–30 BC) lover of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony
  • Ptolemy XIII Brother of Cleopatra VII (51–47 BC)
  • Arsinoe IV In opposition to Cleopatra VII (48-47 BC)
  • Ptolemy XIV Younger brother of Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIII (47–44 BC)
  • Ptolemy XV Cesarion Infant son of Cleopatra VII; aged 3 when proclaimed co-ruler with Cleopatra. Last known ruler of ancient Egypt when Rome took over. 44-30 BC was killed by Augustus (27BC-14AD)