The future akhenaten was a younger son of amenhotep iii and chief queen tiye references to amenhotep iii, akhenaten's father, were partly erased since they contained the traditional.
Father and son: amenhotep iii’s and akhenaton’s religious exploitation samantha walker nmc101y1 professor goebs november 20, 2008 enduring for 250 years, the eighteenth dynasty was the. The son of the future thutmose iv (the son of amenhotep ii) and a minor wife mutemwiya, amenhotep was born around 1388 bc  he was a member of the thutmosid family that had ruled egypt. Thutmose iv’s son amenhotep iii (ruled 1390–53 bce) acceded to the throne at about the age of 12he soon wed tiy, who became his queen earlier in the dynasty military men had served as.
The son of amenhotep iii, husband of queen nefertiti, and father of both tutankhamun and tutankhamun's wife ankhsenamun (by nefertiti) akhenaten (r 1353-1336 bce) was a pharaoh of egypt of. Amenhotep iii 25 likes my name is amenhotep iii and i was born 1388 and died1351 bc, 18th dynasty my predecessor was my father thutmose iv and after my successor was my son akhenaten. Amenhotep iii was the father of two sons with his great royal wife tiye, a queen who could be considered as the progenitor of monotheism through her first son, crown prince thutmose, who. Amenhotep iii (hellenized as amenophis iii egyptian amāna-ḥātpa meaning amun is satisfied), also known as amenhotep the magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the eighteenth.
Amenhotep iii was thutmose's son by a minor wife, mutemwiya amenhotep iii was the father of two sons with his great royal wife tiye their first son, crown prince thutmose, predeceased. It's believed that tutankhamun, formerly tutankhaten, was the son of either akhenaten and a minor wife named kiya, or the son of akhenaten's son in law and co-regent smenkhare and one of his.
Amenhotep’s father, tuthmosis iv, left his son an empire of immense size, wealth, and power the egyptologist zahi hawass writes, “amenhotep iii was born into a world where egypt reigned.