Visual Timeline: Hammurabi

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1795 BCE - 1750 BCE: Reign of Hammurabi, king of Babylon.
 
 
1792 BCE: King Hammurabi builds walls of Babylon.
 
 
1787 BCE: Hammurabi of Babylon conquers Uruk and Isin.
 
 
1772 BCE: The Code of Hammurabi: One of the earliest codes of law in the world.
 
 
1761 BCE: Hammurabi of Babylon destroys the city of Mari.
 
 
1755 BCE: Hammurabi rules the whole of Mesopotamia from Babylon.
 
1750 BCE: Hammurabi dies of natural causes.
 
 
1749 BCE: Hammurabi's son, Samsu-Iluna, takes the throne. Empire begins to fall apart.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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