Nebuchadnezzar II

630 BC - 562 BC

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Nebuchadnezzar II (), also Nebuchadrezzar II (Babylonian cuneiform: Nabû-kudurri-uṣur, meaning "O god Nabu, preserve/defend my firstborn son"; Biblical Hebrew: נְבוּכַדְרֶאצַּר‎ – Nəḇūḵaḏreʾṣṣar or נְבוּכַדְנֶאצַּר‎ – Nəḇūḵaḏneʾṣṣar; Biblical Aramaic: נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר‎ – Nəḇūḵaḏneṣṣar), king of Babylon c. 605 BC – c. 562 BC, was the longest-reigning and most powerful monarch of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.His father Nabopolassar was an official of the Neo-Assyrian Empire who rebelled in 626 BC and established himself as the king of Babylon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nebuchadnezzar II has received more than 3,646,469 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Nebuchadnezzar II is the 65th most popular politician (up from 80th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Iraq and the 4th most popular Iraqi Politician.

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Among politicians, Nebuchadnezzar II ranks 65 out of 15,710. Before him are Nicholas II of Russia, Diocletian, Pontius Pilate, Hurrem Sultan, Benjamin Franklin, and Kim Il-sung. After him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Francisco Franco, Ronald Reagan, Ivan the Terrible, Richard I of England, and Nicolae Ceaușescu.

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Among people born in 630 BC, Nebuchadnezzar II ranks 1After him are Sappho, Jehoahaz of Judah, and Stesichorus. Among people deceased in 562 BC, Nebuchadnezzar II ranks 1After him is Amel-Marduk.

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Among people born in Iraq, Nebuchadnezzar II ranks 5 out of 300. Before him are Abraham (-1813), Saladin (1138), Hammurabi (-1810), and Saddam Hussein (1937). After him are Sarah (-1803), Abu Hanifa (698), Ibn al-Haytham (965), Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Mani (216), Al-Kindi (801), and Ashurbanipal (-685).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Nebuchadnezzar II ranks 4Before him are Saladin (1138), Hammurabi (-1810), and Saddam Hussein (1937). After him are Sargon of Akkad (-2300), Ashurbanipal (-685), Alexander IV of Macedon (-323), Nebuchadnezzar I (-1200), Sennacherib (-740), Sargon II (-750), Al-Ma'mun (786), and Nur ad-Din (1116).