Gudea (Biographical details)

Gudea (ruler; Mesopotamian; Male; 2144BC - 2124BC; ruled)

Also known as



Ruler of the city-state of Lagash. One of a dynasty of rulers in southern Mesopotamia who expanded their authority following the collapse of the Akkadian empire around 2190 BC. Lagash was eventually absorbed into the kingdom of the Third Dynasty of Ur after 2100 BC.