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Arnuwanda I

Arnuwanda I

King of the hittite empire
The basics
About
Gender male
Birth January 1, 1500
Death 1370
Family
Father: Tudhaliya I
Spouse: Ašmu-nikal
Children: Tudhaliya II
The details
Biography

Arnuwanda I was a king of the Hittite empire. He became a ruler by marriage and was very religious.

Biography

Arnuwanda became a king by marriage. His wife was Ašmu-nikal, daughter of king Tudhaliya I. He became a successor of Tudhaliya as his son-in-law. He began his reign under a co-regency with Tudhaliya. His campaigns include an unsuccessful expedition against the kingdom of Arawa.

Family

Arnuwanda's parents are not known. He was a son-in-law of Tudhaliya and Nikal-mati. He had two sons, prince Ašmi-Šarruma and king Tudhaliya II. There is a very fragmentary text in which Arnuwanda names his son Tudhaliya as his future successor.

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https://web.archive.org/web/20130729215948/http://www.hittites.info/history.aspx?text=history/Middle+Empire.htm#Arnuwanda1
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