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  Map of the Egyptian Empire Under Tuthmosis II

Tuthmosis II defeats Syria in the north and the Nubians in the south

1492 BC - Tuthmosis II enthroned
Although he is just the third eldest son, born to a minor wife, Tuthmosis II succeeds the throne. To strengthen his position, he marries his half-sister Hatshepsut (the eldest daughter of Tuthmosis I and Queen Ahmose).

ca. 1492-1479 - Tuthmosis II's military campaigns
Despite his poor health, the king leads successful military campaigns in Syria and Nubia.
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