Discover the secrets of the ancient 'Boy King'... Here at Nat Geo Kids, we know how much our readers love reading facts about Ancient Egypt. Check out the famous 'Boy King', in our five fab Tutankhamun facts.. 1. King Tut was nicknamed the Boy King because he began his reign when he was only nine years old!
Almost wiped from history for 3,000 years, a lucky find brought the boy pharaoh, Tutankhamen (reigned c1336 - 1327 BC), into public view. But questions still persist about his short life and mysterious death. When