Amenhotep, Son of Hapu, started his official life as a scribe in the court of Amenhotep the Third at Thebes. Later on, he succeeded to a higher rank and became the chief of the public works. Amenhotep, Son of Hapu was favored by the King. During the Ptolemaic period, he was venerated as a god of science and healing.
Hussein Al-Tuluny was brought up in a family of which members were well known in the field of architecture. He became a student of the famous historian Al-Sakhawy. His skill as an architect was so great that the Mamluk Sultan Al-Ashraf Inal appointed him to be the master of architects and the chief of masters. He also was mentioned in the lists of chief craftsmen, who traveled to the Asatana in AD 1517, after the Ottoman conquest.
Senenmut was born to a modest family from Armant. However, he became the first man in the court of Queen Hatshepsut. Senenmut was also the tutor of Princess Neferure, the daughter of Hatshepsut. Nevertheless, he was disgraced at the end of Hatshepsut's reign.