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Nebuchadnezzar (Nabû-kuduri-usur): king of Babylonia, ruled 605-562.
- Father: Nabopolassar
- Wife: Amytis (?)
- Sons: ;Nabû-šuma-ukîn (=Amel-Marduk), Eanna-arra-usur, Marduk-šuma-usur, Marduk-nâdin-ahi, Mušêzib-Marduk, Marduk-nâdin-šumi
- Daughter: Kasšaya (married to Neriglissar)
- 23 November 626: Nabopolassar becomes king of Babylonia; he has fought a war against the Assyrian overlords, which is continued
- 614: Sack of Aššur; rendez-vous between Nabopolassar and the Median leader Cyaxares. According to Berossus, Nebuchadnezzar marries the Median princess Amytis.
- 612: Sack of Nineveh; continued war
- 605: Nebuchadnezzar, the crown prince, defeats the Egyptian king Necho at Karchemish
- August 605: Death of Nabopolassar; Nebuchadnezzar becomes king
- Campaigns the west
- c.599: Repair of the Ebabbar temple, dedicated to Šamaš, in Sipparnote[Mentioned in the Nabonidus Cylinder, ii.47ff.]
- 598: Beginning of the siege of Tyre?
- 597: First capture of Jerusalem; king Jehoiachin is replaced by king Zedekiah
- 596: Campaign against Elam
- 595: Renewed campaigning in the west
- 587 (or 586): Second capture of Jerusalem; deportation of the Judaean elite
- 585: Peace with Tyre, after a siege that had lasted thirteen years
- 582: annexation of Moab and Ammon (Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 10.181)
- 562: Death
Succeeded by: his son Amel-Marduk
- Early Years of Nabopolassar chronicle (ABC 2)
- Fall of Nineveh chronicle (ABC 3)
- Late Years of Nabopolassar chronicle (ABC 4)
- Fall of Jerusalem chronicle (ABC 5)
- Berossus (text)
- ANET 308
- Irving Finkel, "The Lament of Nabû-šuma-ukîn" in J. Renger (ed.), Babylon. Focus mesopotamischer Geschichte, Wiege früher Gelehrtsamkeit, Mythos in der Moderne (1999 Saaerbrücken) 323-341