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Sennacherib (7th century BC) – Assyrian king (c. 705—c. 681 BC)
Sennacherib was a warlike king of Assyria, who carried on the national policy of conquest and dominion in the Near East. He captured the state of Sidon, invaded and sacked many towns in Judah, and defeated the Babylonians in several battles, destroying the city of Babylon in 689. Eight years later he was murdered by one of his sons, Esarhaddon. It is said that Sennacherib made many improvements to the great Assyrian capital of Nineveh.