*Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten
he was born in 1380 BC and died in 1334 BC
*There was a Tradition by establishing a new religion that believed there is one god: the sun god Aten *Queen Nefertiti,famous from her portrait bust*When Akhenaten died,he was succeeded briefly by smenkhkare.*Akhenaten was an intellectual and philosophical revolutionary who had the power and wealth to indulge his ideas*Akhenaten paid little attention to the army and navy,foreign trade began to fall off,and internal taxes began to disappear into the pockets of local officials.
*Did you know that Akhenaten and his wife only worshipped the sun god
* Did you know that Akhenaten made himself unpopular by closing the old temples