Brief Overview of Life

Events

Birth of Ramesses II

Approx. 1303 BCE

Reign of Ramesses II

1279 BCE - 1212 BCE

Battle of Kadesh

1274 BCE

Fought between the Egyptians and Hittities.

Probable dates for the construction of Abu Simbel.

1264 BCE - 1244 BCE

First recorded peace treaty

1258 BCE

Between Ramesses II of Egypt and Muwatalli II of the Hittites, after the battle of Kadesh.

Death of Ramesses II

1213 BCE