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Tudhaliya IV,
K
ing of the Hittites
(-c1209BC)

Positions Held

Governor of Hakpis, <c1237 BC[I16]
Chief of the Bodyguards, <c1237 BC[I16]
Priest of the Storm God of Nerik, <c1237 BC[I16]

Biographical

Possibly shared power with his cousin Kurunta of Tarhuntassa with whom he drew up a treaty.[I16]
His wife was possibly the daughter of the king of Babylon.[I16]
He faced problems controlling the vassal states, threats from Assyria, rebellion from the people of Lalanda in the Lower Land and in the Seha River Land and also famine in his kingdom (which required Egypt to send grain), and plotting within his own family.[I16]


 

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