Ahmose I was the first pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, which was there after the expulsion of the Hyksos, a foreign dynasty that had ruled Egypt for several centuries. He was a military leader who successfully led the Egyptian army against the Hyksos and reunited the country.

Ahmose I was born around 1550 BC and came to power in 1549 BC after the death of his father, Seqenenre Tao, who had been fighting against the Hyksos. Ahmose I continued the fight against the Hyksos and in 1550 BC, he defeated the Hyksos army at the Battle of Avaris, the capital of the Hyksos.

After the victory, Ahmose I continued to expand Egypt’s territory and defeated the Hyksos in a series of battles, eventually driving them out of Egypt. He then established the New Kingdom period, which saw a period of peace and prosperity in Egypt.

During his reign, He also undertook several building projects, including the construction of temples and palaces. He also established a new administrative system that helped to centralize the government and improve the economy.

A fragmentary statue of Ahmose I, Metropolitan Museum of Art[3]


Ahmose I was succeeded by his son, Ahmose II, who continued his policies of expansion and building projects. He also continued to campaign against the Hyksos, who had regrouped and were causing trouble in the north of Egypt.

Finaly,He died in 1525 BC and was succeeded by his son, Ahmose II. He was a great military leader who had successfully reunited Egypt. And brought peace and prosperity to the country. He is also famous for his building projects and his efforts to centralize the government and improve the economy.