Darius I of Persia


Darius I of Persia

Infobox Emperor
name = Darius I of Persia
title = Great King (Shah) of Persia, Pharaoh of Egypt


caption =Darius I of Persia
religion =Zoroastrianism
reign = 522 BC to 486 BC
coronation =
predecessor = Smerdis (Bardiya)
successor = Xerxes I
heir =
consort =
issue =
royal house = Achaemenid Dynasty
royal anthem =
father =
mother =unknown
date of birth = c. 549 BC
place of birth =
date of death = 486 BC
place of death =
place of burial=

Darius I the Great (c. 549 BC–486 BC) _pe.


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