Nebuchadrezzar II

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Noun1.Nebuchadrezzar II - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)Nebuchadrezzar II - (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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He's also been described as a looter, enslaver and destroyer of nations and cultures.
Worldwide, the mightiest force of the 20th century, ethnonationalism--that creator and destroyer of nations and empires; that enduring drive of peoples for a nation-state where their faith and culture is dominant and their race or tribe is supreme--seems more manifest than ever.
The US, still the sole super-power to rule the world, has in the past five decades proved to be what its critics call "the biggest destroyer of nations" - Iraq notwithstanding - after having rebuilt West Europe and Japan following the destruction of the latter country and Nazi Germany in World War-II.