Menkheperre Necho I (Egyptian: Nekau, Greek: Νεχώς Α' or Νεχώ Α', Akkadian: Nikuu or Nikû) (? – 664 BCE near Memphis) was a ruler of the ancient Egyptian city of Sais. He was the first securely attested local Saite king of the 26th Dynasty of Egypt who reigned for 8 years (672–664 BCE) according to Manetho's Aegyptiaca. Egypt was reunified by his son Psamtik I.
|Reign||672–664 BCE (26th Dynasty)|
|Predecessor||Nekauba or Tefnakht II|
|Children||Psamtik I, possibly Ta-khered-en-ta-ihet-[weret] and Meresamun|