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History Time Period:Old Kingdom
Dynasty:6th Dynasty
Parents:Possibly Teti and Queen Khent
Dates of his Reign:22912289 BC
Principal Wife:Unknown
Successor:Pepi I

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Fact 1 on Userkare:

Name: His name means "Soul of Ra is Strong". He ruled for a short period of time, about 3 years.

Fact 2 on Userkare:

History: His predecessor was King Teti whose death was the result of a conspiracy which resulted with the pharaoh being murdered by his own bodyguards.

Fact 3 on Userkare:

Family: Queen Khent was a lesser wife of King Teti and are they are believed to be the parents of Userkare

Fact 4 on Userkare:

Userkare and his mother Queen Khent are suspected of being involved in the conspiracy to murder KIng Teti.

Fact 5 on Userkare:

Whether he was involved in the conspiracy or not, Userkare seized the throne, although the rightful heir was his brother, Pepi.

Fact 6 on Userkare:

There are also beliefs that Userkare was not involved with the murder and possibly a regent to Pepi I, associated with Queen Iput.

Fact 7 on Userkare:

There is little known about Userkare although their are inscriptions relating to a workforce that worked on some of the king's building projects.

Fact 8 on Userkare:

It is believed that he started to build a tomb pyramid, but it was never finished.

Fact 9 on Userkare:

No pyramid complex has ever been found associated with Userkare, which adds to the evidence that he was a usurper of the throne and not a legitimate king.

Fact 10 on Userkare:

Following his brief reign the rightful heir, Pepi I, recovered the throne of Egypt.

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King Userkare and the 6th Dynasty
The following chart provides the names of the kings and the line of succession in the 6th Dynasty together with a map of ancient Egypt.

6th Dynasty



Dates of Reign

King Teti23232291 BC

King Userkare22912289 BC

King Pepi I 22892255 BC

King Merenre I22552246 BC

King Pepi II22462152 BC

King Merenre IIDates Unknown

Queen NitocrisDates Unknown
Succession of the Kings

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