Sargon is an Assyrian
Assyria was a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia , that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history. It was named for its original capital, the ancient city of Assur...

 name, originally Šarru-kin (Akkadian: "the true King" or "the legitimate King"), which may refer to:


  • Sargon of Akkad
    Sargon of Akkad
    Sargon of Akkad, also known as Sargon the Great "the Great King" , was an Akkadian emperor famous for his conquest of the Sumerian city-states in the 23rd and 22nd centuries BC. The founder of the Dynasty of Akkad, Sargon reigned in the last quarter of the third millennium BC...

     (2334 BC – 2279 BC), also known as Sargon the Great or Sargon I, Mesopotamian king
  • Sargon I
    Sargon I
    Sargon I or Sharru-ken reigned as king of the old-Assyrian Kingdom from ca. 1920 BC to 1881 BC. The name 'Sargon' means 'the king is legitimate' in Akkadian. He is known for his work refortifying Assur. The name "Sargon I" has also been used to refer to Sargon of Akkad, and the Assyrian Sargon...

     (r. 1920 BC – 1881 BC), Assyrian king
  • Sargon II
    Sargon II
    Sargon II was an Assyrian king. Sargon II became co-regent with Shalmaneser V in 722 BC, and became the sole ruler of the kingdom of Assyria in 722 BC after the death of Shalmaneser V. It is not clear whether he was the son of Tiglath-Pileser III or a usurper unrelated to the royal family...

     (r. 722 BC – 705 BC), Assyrian king
  • Simon Sargon
    Simon Sargon
    Simon Sargon is an American composer, pianist, and music educator of Israeli and Indian descent. He studied at Brandeis University and at the Juilliard School under Sergius Kagen. For many years, Sargon was Jennie Tourel's accompanist, performing with her in concerts and master classes across the...

     (b. 1938), American composer and professor.
  • Sargon Boulus
    Sargon Boulus
    Sargon Boulus was an Iraqi-Assyrian poet and short story writer.He was born in Habbaniyah, Iraq. In 1967, he left for Beirut, where he worked as a journalist and a translator. He later emigrated to the United States, and from 1968 lived in San Francisco. He studied comparative literature at the...

     (1944 – 2007), Assyrian-Iraqi poet.
  • Sargon Dadesho
    Sargon Dadesho
    Sargon Dadesho is an Assyrian nationalist leader. Dadesho is currently the head of various Assyrian organizations and political parties, and is married to Janet Shamon.- Biography :...

     (b. 1948), Assyrian nationalist
  • Sargon Gabriel
    Sargon Gabriel
    Sargon Gabriel is a famous Assyrian musician born in Baghdad, Iraq.Sargon Gabriel began singing as a teenager and made his first appearance on live television at the age of 17 in Baghdad, Iraq...

     (b. 1951), Assyrian folk music singer.
  • Cindy Sargon
    Cindy Sargon
    Cindy Sargon is an Australian TV chef who currently hosts Food 4 Life on the Seven Network. Cindy is of Assyrian descentSargon also appeared in the second series of Surprise Chef in 2003, as well as My Restaurant Rules, Melbourne Woman and Saturday Kitchen...

    , Australian TV chef.
  • Sargon Simonsson
    Sargon Simonsson
    Sargon Simonsson is an ethnic Assyrian and Swedish professional footballer. He played for Assyriska in Sweden, from 2001 to 2008. He plays for Syrianska.-External links:...

     (b. 1982), Assyrian Swedish footballer.
  • Sargon Duran
    Sargon Duran
    Sargon Duran is a professional Austrian footballer who currently plays for 1. SC Sollenau as a midfielder.- References :* at * at First Vienna FC...

     (b. 1987), Assyrian Austrian footballer.
  • Sargon Cicek
    Sargon Cicek
    Sargon Cicek is a Swedish footballer of Turkey and he is of Turkish origin and current player of Assyriska BK.- Career :Cicek has made an impressive career in Swedish second tier football with Västra Frölunda IF and Assyriska BK...

     (b. 1988), Assyrian Swedish footballer.

Fictional characters

  • Sargon the Sorcerer
    Sargon the Sorcerer
    Sargon the Sorcerer is a fictional character, a second string mystic, superhero and sorcerer appearing in DC Comics during the Golden Age. The original Sargon first appeared in All-American Comics # 26, , and was created by John B. Wentworth and Howard Purcell...

    , comic superhero character from DC Comics, first appeared in 1941
  • Sargon, disembodied leader of a race of powerful aliens in the 1968 Star Trek
    Star Trek
    Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. The core of Star Trek is its six television series: The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise...

     episode "Return to Tomorrow"
  • Sargon, ruler of the Nine Worlds interplanetary empire in Robert Heinlein's 1957 science fiction novel Citizen of the Galaxy
    Citizen of the Galaxy
    Citizen of the Galaxy is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction and published in hardcover in 1957 as one of the Heinlein juveniles by Scribner's...

  • Sargon, left-handed guitarist of the fictional band The Mesopotamians from the They Might Be Giants song on their 2007 album The Else
    The Else
    The Else is the 12th studio album by rock duo They Might Be Giants, released by Idlewild Records in 2007. The album was produced in part by The Dust Brothers, along with Pat Dillett and the band....

  • Sargon, leader of the fat men in Daniel Pinkwater's 1982 novel Slaves of Spiegel
    Slaves of Spiegel
    Slaves of Spiegel is a 1982 novel by Daniel Pinkwater. The book is about the Space Pirates from Spiegel and an interplanetary cook-off.-Plot summary:...

Other uses

  • Sargon (chess)
    Sargon (chess)
    Sargon is a line of chess-playing software for personal computers.-Origin:The original SARGON was written by Dan and Kathleen 'Kathe' Spracklen in a Z80-based computer called Wavemate Jupiter III...

    , series of chess-playing software programs for personal computers
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