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|Title||King of Akkadian Empire|
|Children||Naram-Sin of Akkad|
|Parent(s)||Sargon of Akkad
Manishtushu (or Maništušu) was a king of the Akkadian Empire from 2276 to 2261 BC.
Manishtushu was the son of Sargon of Akkad and Queen Tashlultum, brother of En-hedu-ana and the father of Naram-Sin. He was preceded by his younger brother Rimush, was assassinated by members of his own court, and was succeeded by his son Naram-Sin.
- Conquered the city of Shirasum in Elam, what is modern day West/Southwest Iran.
- Sailed a fleet down the Tigris River that eventually traded with 37 other nations as well as plundered silver mines.
- Rebuilt the destroyed temple of Ishtar in Nineveh 2260 BCE.
|King of Akkad
King of Kish, Uruk, Lagash, and Umma
Overlord of Elam
ca. 2205 - 2191 BC (short)
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