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Ancient Mesopotamian Kings

Timeline of Ancient Mesopotamian Kings of Ur - Akkad - Lagash - Isin - Larsa

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This list of ancient Mesopotamian kings comes from Dynasties of the World : A Chronological & Genealogical Handbook, by John E. Morby. Notes based on Marc Van De Mieroop's A History of the Near East ca. 3000-323 B.C.

Sumerian Timelines

First Dynasty of Ur c. 2563-2387 B.C.

2563-2524... Mesannepadda

2523-2484... A'annepadda

2483-2448... Meskiagnunna

2447-2423... Elulu

2422-2387... Balulu

Dynasty of Lagash c. 2494-2342 B.C.

2494-2465... Ur-Nanshe

2464-2455... Akurgal

2454-2425... Ennatum

2424-2405... Enannatum I

2402-2375... Entemena

2374-2365... Enannatum II

2364-2359... Enentarzi

2358-2352... Lugal-anda

2351-2342... Uru-inim-gina

Dynasty of Uruk c. 2340-2316 B.C.

2340-2316... Lugal-zaggesi

Dynasty of Akkad c. 2334-2154 B.C.

2334-2279... Sargon

2278-2270... Rimush

2269-2255... Manishtushu

2254-2218... Naram-Suen

2217-2193... Shar-kali-sharri

2192-2190... anarchy

2189-2169... Dudu

2168-2154... Shu-Turul

Third Dynasty of Ur c. 2112-2004 B.C.

2112-2095... Ur-Nammu

2094-2047... Shulgi

2046-2038... Amar-Suena

2037-2029... Shu-Suen

2028-2004... Ibbi-Suen (The last king of Ur. One of his generals, Ishbi-Erra, established a dynasty in Isin.)

Dynasty of Isin c. 2017-1794 B.C.

2017-1985... Ishbi-Erra

1984-1975... Shu-ilishu

1974-1954... Iddin-Dagan

1953-1935... Ishme-Dagan

1934-1924... Lipit-Ishtar

1923-1896... Ur-Ninurta

1895-1875... Bur-Sin

1874-1870... Lipit-Enlil

1869-1863... Erra-imitti

1862-1839... Enlil-bani

1838-1836... Zambiya

1835-1832... Iter-pisha

1831-1828... Ur-dukuga

1827-1817... Sin-magir

1816-1794... Damiq-ilishu

Dynasty of Larsa c. 2026-1763 B.C.

2026-2006... Naplanum

2005-1978... Emisum

1977-1943... Samium

1942-1934... Zabaya

1933-1907... Gunnunum

1906-1896... Abi-sare

1895-1867... Sumu-el

1866-1851... Nur-Adad

1850-1844... Sin-iddinam

1843-1842... Sin-eribam

1841-1837... Sin-iqisham

1836... Silli-Adad

1835-1823... Warad-Sin

1822-1763... Rim-Sin (probably an Elamite. He defeated a coalition from Uruk, Isin, and Babylon and destroyed Uruk in 1800.)

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