Complete Sumerian Kings List

(Texts: All Artefacts, Color Coding, & Writings in Bold Type With Italics Inside Parenthesis, are Added by Editor R. Brown, not the Authors, Translators, or Publishers!)

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# King Reign (years) Dynasty and Titles  

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1 Alulim 28,000 Eridu
2 Alalgar 36,000 Eridu
1 Enmenluanna 43,200 Bad-Tibira
2 Enmengalana 28,800 Bad-Tibira
3 Dumuzi the Shepherd 36,000 Bad-Tibira
1 Ensipadzidana 28,800 Larag
1 Enmendurana 21,000 Zimbir (Sippar)
1 Ubara-Tutu 18,600 Shurrupuk
2 Ziusudra* (Noah) 36,000 Shurrupuk
TOTAL: 241,200 [Ubaid Period: 5900-2900? B.C.; 3000 yrs?]

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Flood Sweeps Over

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1 Jugur 1,200 Kish [First Akkadian King]
2 Kullassina-Bel 960 (900) Kish
3 Nangishlishma 670 Kish
4 Entarahanna 420 Kish
5 Babum 300 Kish
6 Puannum 840 (240) Kish
7 Kalibum 960 (900) Kish
8 Kalumum 840 (900) Kish
9 Zuqaqip 900 (600) Kish
8 Aba (Atab) 600 Kish
9 Mashda 840 Kish
10 Atab 600 Kish
11 Mashda* 840 (720) Kish
12 Arwium* 720 Kish
13 Etana the Shepherd 1,500 (635) Kish [2800 B.C.]
“Conquered the foreign lands and ascended to heaven”
14 Balih* 400 (410) Kish
15 Enmenunna 660 (621) Kish
16 Melem-Kish* 900 (1560) Kish
17 Barsal-Nuna 1,200 Kish “Brother of Melem-Kish”
18 Zamug* 140 Kish
19 Tizqar* 305 (1620+) Kish
20 Ilku 900 Kish
21 Iltasadum 1,200 Kish
22 Enmebaragesi 900 Kish “Made Elam submit”
23 Agga* 625 Kish
Enmenbaragesi’s dynasty ends after 1525 years”
TOTAL 24,510 [2900? – 2650? B.C. ; 250 yrs?]

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1 Meshkiagasher, Son of Utu 324 (325) E-anna “Entered the sea and disappeared”
2 Enmerkar* 420 (900) Uruk [Made Aratta submit]
Meshkiagasher’s dynasty ends after 745 years”
3 Lugal-Banda the Shepherd 1200 Uruk
4 Dumuzi the Fisherman 100 (110) Uruk “His city was Kuara”
“Captured Enmebaragesi single-handedly”
5 Gilgamesh, Lord of Kulaba 126 Uruk “Father was a nomad[?]”
6 Ur-Nungal* 30 Uruk
7 Udul-Kalama* 15 Uruk “Son of Ur-Nungal
8 Laba-Shum 9 Uruk
9 Ennuntarahanna 8 Uruk
10 Meshe 36 Uruk
11 Melemanna 6 Uruk
11 Tilkug 900+ Uruk
12 Lugal-Kitun 36 (420) Uruk
TOTAL 2310 (3588) [2670-2540? B.C. ; 130 yrs?]

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1 Meshanepadda 80 Ur [Defeats Agga]
2 Aannipadda* ? Ur [Temple built near Ur]
2 Meshkiagn[a/u]nna 36 (30) Ur [Son of Meshanepadda]
3 Elulu 25 Ur
4 Balulu 36 Ur
TOTAL 171 [2670-2550? B.C. ; 120 yrs?]

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1 ??? ? Awan
2 ??? ? Awan
3 ??? 36 Awan
TOTAL 356 [2460-2420 B.C. ; 40 yrs]

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1 Susuda the Fuller 201+ Kish II
2 Dadasig 81 Kish II
3 Mamagal the Boatman 360 (420) Kish II
4 Kalbum* 195 (132) Kish II
5 Tuge 360 Kish II
6 Mennuna* 180 Kish II
7 (8) Mesilim[?] 290 Kish II [Sets Umma/Lagash border ~2450 B.C.]
8 (7) Lugal-Gu 360 (420) Kish II
TOTAL 3,195 (3,792) [2500-2430 B.C. ; 70 yrs]

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1 Hadanish 360 Hamazi [2450-2430 B.C.; 20 yrs]

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1 Enshakanshanna 60 Uruk II
2 Lugal-Ure (Kinishedudu) 120 Uruk II
3 Argandea 7 Uruk II
TOTAL: 187 [2432-2340 B.C. ; 92 yrs]

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1 Nani 120+ (54+) Ur II (Ur II proceeds Uruk II)
2 Meshkiagnanna 48 Ur II
3 ??? 2 Ur II (Omitted)
TOTAL: 582 (578) [2430-2340 B.C.; 90 yrs]

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1 Lugal-Anemundu 90 (90) Adab [2525-2500 B.C.]

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1 Anbu 30 (90) Mari
2 Anba* 17 (7) Mari
3 Bazi the Leatherworker 30 Mari
4 Zizi the Fuller 20 Mari
5 Limer the Gudu-Priest 30 Mari
6 Sharrumiter 9 (7) Mari
TOTAL: 136 (184) [2500-2334 B.C. ; 166 yrs]

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1 Kubau the Tavern Keeper 100 Kish III [Female; 2400 B.C.]

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1 Unzi 30 Akshak
2 Undalulu 6 (12) Akshak
3 Urur 6 Akshak
4 PuzurNirah 20 Akshak
5 Ishu-Il 24 (24) (24) Akshak
6 Shu-Suen* 7 (7) (7) (24) Akshak [2450-2360 B.C. ; 90 yrs]
TOTAL: 99 (116) “5 kings ruled 87 years.”

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1 (2) Puzur-Suen, Son of Kubau 25 Kish IV (Kish III)
2 (3) Ur-Zababa 400 (6) (4+) Kish IV (Kish III)
“Kubau’s dynasty ends after 745 years.”
3 (4) Zimudar (Ziguiake) 30+ Kish IV (Kish III)
4 (5) Ubni-Watar* 7 (6) Kish IV (Kish III)
5 (6) Ectar-Muti 11 (17) Kish IV (Kish III)
6 (7) Ishma-Shamash 11 Kish IV (Kish III)
? Shu-Ilishu 15 Kish III
? Zimudar 7 Kish III
7 (8) Nanniya the Jeweler 7 (3) Kish IV (Kish III) (Omitted)
TOTAL: 491 (485) “8 kings ruled 586 years.”
[2360 – 2340 B.C.; 20 yrs]

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1 En-Hegal 20? Lagash
2 Lugal-Sha-Engur 55? Lagash
3 Ur-Nanshe 30 Lagash
4 Akurgal 10 Lagash
5 EAnaTum 30 Lagash [2455 B.C.]
6 EnAnaTum I 20 Lagash [Brother of Eanatum]
7 EnTemena* 30 Lagash
8 En-Ana-Tum II 10 Lagash [2375 B.C.]
9 En-Entar-Zi 5 Lagash
10 Lugal-Anda 5 Lagash
11 Uru-Ka-Gina 10 Lagash
TOTAL: 225 [2570-2345 B.C.]

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1 LugalZagesi 25(34) Uruk III (Omitted)
[2345-2316; 29yrs]

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1 Sharru-Kin, Gardener’s Son 56 (55) (54) Agade “Cupbearer of Ur-Zababa
2 Rimush* 9,7 (15) Agade
3 Manishtishu 15 (7) Agade “Older brother of Rimush
4 NaramSuen* 56 (56) Agade
5 SharKaliSharri* 25 (25) (24) Agade
“Sharru-Kin’s dynasty ends after 157 years.”

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Dynasty of Sharru-Kin [Sargon] Ends

Who was king? Who was not king?”

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6 Irgigi 0-1 Agade
7 (8) Imi 0-1 Agade
8 (7) Nanum 0-1 Agade
9 Ilulu 0-1 Agade (Total: 3 Years)
10 Dudu 21 Agade (Omitted)
11 Shu-Durul* 15 (18) Agade (Omitted)
TOTAL: 181 “12 kings ruled 197 years.”“9 kings ruled 161 years.”
[2371-2230 B.C.; 141 yrs]

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1 Ur-Nigin 7 (3) (15) (30) Uruk IV (Uruk III)
2 Ur-Gigir* 6 (7) (15) (7) Uruk IV (Uruk III)
3 Kuda 6 Uruk IV (Uruk III) (Omitted)
4 Puzur-Eli 5 (20) Uruk IV (Uruk III) (Omitted)
5 (3) Ur-Utu, son of Ur-Gigir 6 (25) Uruk IV (Uruk III)
5 Lugalmelem, son of Ur-Gigir 7 Uruk IV
TOTAL: 30 (43) (26) “3 kings ruled 47 years.”

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Nobody 3 (5) Guti [Northern Elamites]
1 Inkishush 6 (7) Guti
2 Zarlagab 6 Guti
3 Shulmi (Yarlagash) 6 Guti
4 Silulumesh (Silulu) 6 (7) Guti
5 Inimabakesh 5 Guti
5 Duga 6 Guti
6 Ilu-An 3 Guti
6 Igeshaush 6 Guti
7 Yarlagab 15 (5) Guti
8 Yarla (Yarlangab) 3 Guti
9 Kulum 1 (3) Guti
10 Apil-Kin 3 Guti
11 Laerabum (?) 2 Guti
12 Irarum 2 Guti
13 Ibranum 1 Guti
14 Hablum 2 Guti
15 Puzur-Suen* 7 Guti
16 Yarlaganda 7 Guti

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20 ??? 7 Guti
21 Tiriga (?) 40 days Guti
TOTAL: 124 (25) [2193-2123 B.C.; 70 yrs]

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4 Gudea 20 Lagash [2141-2122 B.C.]

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1 Utu-Hegal 427 (7) (7) (26) Uruk

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1 Ur-Nammu 18 Ur III
2 Shulgi* 46 (48) (48) (58) Ur III
3 Amar-Suena* 9 (25) Ur III
4 Shu-Suen* 9 (7) (16) (20+) Ur III
5 Ibbi-Suen* 24 (15) (25) (25) Ur III [2112-2004 B.C. ; 108 yrs]
TOTAL: 108 (117) (117) (120+) (123)

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1 Ishbi-Irra 33 (32) Isin
2 Shu-Ilishu* 20 (10) (15) Isin
3 Iddin-Dagon* 21 (25) Isin
4 Ishme-Dagon* 20 (18) Isin
5 Lipit-Ishtar* 11 (11) (11) Isin “Son of Iddin-Dagon”
6 Ur-Ninurta, Son of Ishkur 28 Isin “Abundant reign & sweet life”
7 BurSuen* 21 Isin
8 Lipit-Enlil* 5 Isin
9 Erra-Imitti 8 (7) (7) Isin
? ??? 1/2 Isin
10 EnlilBani 24 Isin
11 Zambiya 3 Isin
12 Iterpica 4 Isin
13 Urdulkuga 4 Isin
14 Suen-Magir 11 Isin
? Damaqilishu* 23 Isin
TOTAL: 203 (225) [2004-1763 B.C. ; 241 yrs]

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1 Naplanum 20 Larsa [Vassal to Isin]
2 Emisum 28 Larsa [Vassal to Isin]
3 Samium 35 Larsa [Vassal to Isin]
4 Zabaja 9 Larsa [Vassal to Isin]
5 Gungunum 27 Larsa [Zabaja‘s brother; King of Ur]
6 Abi-Sare 11 Larsa [Killed Ur-Ninurta of Isin]
7 Sumuel 29 Larsa [Took Nippur from Isin]
8 Nur-Adad 16 Larsa
9 Suen-Iddinam* 7 Larsa
10 Suen-Eribam 2 Larsa
11 Suen-Iqisham 5 Larsa
12 Silli-Adad 1 Larsa [Killed by Kutur-Mabuk]
13 Warad-Suen 12 Larsa [Son of Kutur-Mabuk]
14 Rim-Suen 59 Larsa [Defeated Babylon in battle]
[Conquered Isin; Defeated by Hammurabi]
TOTAL: 261 [2026-1763 B.C.]
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KEYS
* Son of the previous king
Colored: Variant copies of the king list
Italic: Not recorded on any king lists (taken from a different source)
Bold: City listed as built by that king