King Gilgamesh lived and reigned about 2700 BC.

According to the Sumerian king list, he was the fourth king of Uruk in Sumer and he was succeeded by his son Ur-Nungal who ruled for 30 years:

Gilgamec, whose father was a phantom (?), the lord of Kulaba, ruled for 126 years.

He built a temple to Ninlil in Nippur, and possibly the walls of Uruk.

See also: Epic of Gilgamesh