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21st century BC facts for kids

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Millennium: 3rd millennium BC
Centuries: 22nd century BC · 21st century BC · 20th century BC
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The 21st century BC is a century which lasted from the year 2100 BC to 2001 BC.


Khashkhamer seal moon worship
Ur-Nammu (seated) gives governorship to Ḫašḫamer

Significant persons

  • Ur-Nammu, 3rd dynasty of Ur
  • Shulgi of Urim

Legendary people

Inventions, discoveries, introductions

  • 2100 BC—Earliest law code in Mesopotamia, the Code of Ur-Nammu
  • 2037 BC—Emperor Shen Nong makes first (perhaps mythical) tea drink by boiling fresh leaves

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