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Tuthmosis III's troops capure the city of Megiddo

1458 BC - Tuthmosis III reigns alone
Hapshepsut goes into retirement. Her stepson Tuthmosis III finally has the throne all to himself.

1458 BC - Tuthmosis III's military campaign
Tuthmosis III begins an expansion campaign. His army defeats the Prince of Kadesh at Megiddo and seizes the city. He launches a long series of mostly successful campaigns against Syria and western Asia.

1425 BC - Tuthmosis III dies
Tuthmosis III dies leaving an empire that controls Nubia, the Syrian and Lebanese coasts, and parts of Israel and Palestine.
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