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Bible Q

How old was Belshazzar when he died?

Neither the Bible nor external texts give any date of birth for Belshazzar or indication of age so we can only speculate. His grandmother, Adad-Guppi, was born 649 BC and lived 98 years (according the Haran Inscription). This being the case we expect his father, Nabonidus, to have been 60+ when he took the throne […]