Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Huni


2599-2575 B.C.
3rd Dynasty

Huni was the fifth king of the 3rd Dynasty. He ruled the country from 2599 BC until 2575 BC. The king is responsible for the construction of a fort at Elephentine Island as well as a pyramid at Meidum. His wife was Queen Meresankh I. She was the mother of his heir, Snofru. The famous sage Kagemi was a Vizer of Egypt during Huni's reign.