Born around 625 B.C. — Died around A.D. 562
Also known as:
Nebuchadrezzar; "O Nebo, defend my crown"; "Nebo's favorite"; Nebuchadnezzar the Great.
In the Bible, he lost "the Great" after he destroyed the temples of Jerusalem and conquered other areas.
Claim to fame:
Lots of conquering. Plus, he built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.
Likely to say:
"Amyitis, my darling wife, these Hanging Gardens are for you."
Unlikely to say:
"So, do you like them? If not, I can return them. I have the receipt."
Name of his capital city:
Name of his capital city once it grew up:
Pun we're very sorry for:
That last one. Really.
Anything with nougat. He was mad for nougat. (Or was it power? I can never remember which.)