Nevuchadnetzar

Synonyms:
Nebuchadnezzar, n’-vu-khad-NE-tzar, נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר
Nebuchadnezzar_II (Wikipedia)
Nabû-kudurri-usur
King of Babylon
Nebukadnessar II.jpg
An engraving with a royal inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II. Anton Nyström, 1901.
Reignc. 605 – c. 562 BC
PredecessorNabopolassar
SuccessorAmel-Marduk
Bornc. 634 BC
Diedc. 562 BC (aged 71–72)
SpouseAmytis of Media
HouseChaldean
FatherNabopolassar
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Nebuchadnezzar II (/ˌnɛbjʊkədˈnɛzər/; from Akkadian 𒀭𒀝𒆪𒁺𒌨𒊑𒋀 dNabû-kudurri-uṣur; Hebrew: נְבוּכַדְנֶאצַּר, Modern: Nəvūkádne’ṣar, Tiberian: Neḇukáḏné’ṣār, meaning "O god Nabu, preserve/defend my firstborn son") was king of Babylon c. 605 BC – c. 562 BC, whose reign was the longest and most powerful of any monarch in the Neo-Babylonian Empire.

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