|Rule:||12th Dynasty: 1897-1878 BC|
|Predecessor:||- He succeeded his father Amenemhet 2, after a short co-regency of at least three years.|
|Nomen:||Birth name: Senusret: The man of the goddess Wosret|
|Praenomen:||Throne name: Khakhepere: The soul of Ra has appeared|
|Consorts:||- His principal royal wife was Weret, who's body was found in a tomb under the pyramid of her son Senusret 3 at Dahshur|
|Reign:||- Senusret 2 took a great deal of interest in the Fayum Oasis region and began work on an extensive irrigation system
from the Bahr Yusuf through to Lake Moeris by means the construction of a dyke at Kahun here and the addition of a network of drainage canals. The purpose of his project was to increase the amount of cultivable land here.
- He maintained good relations the local Nobles of Egypt who were as wealthy as the pharaoh himself, this situation ended with his son Senusret 3 who ended the nobility power
- The importance of this project is emphasized by Senusret 2 decision to move the royal necropolis from Dahshur to Kahun where he built his pyramid.
- This location would remain the political capital of the 12th and 13th Dynasties of Egypt.
|Burial:||- Senusret 2 constructed a Middle kingdom Pyramid at Kahun for his burial|
|Successor:||Son Senusret 3 out of Weret|