People > Manishtusu
BackgroundManishtushu or Manishtusu (or Maništušu) was a king of the Akkadian Empire from 2276 to 2261 BC. Biography 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. Accomplishments Manishtusu obelisk - Louvre Museum 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.
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