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Marduk-zakir-shumi II

Background

Marduk-zâkir-šumi II was a Babylonian nobleman who served briefly as King of Babylon for a few months in 703 BC, following a revolt against the rule of the Assyrian king Sennacherib. He was soon overthrown and replaced by the former Chaldean king, Marduk-apal-iddina II. Preceded by Sennacherib King of Babylon 703 BC Succeeded by Marduk-apal-iddina II

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