Cyrus II of Persia, commonly known as Cyrus the Great, and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. 

Born: 601 BC, Anshan, Iran

Died: December 4, 530 BC, Syr Darya

Full name: Cyrus II of Persia


SuccessorCambyses II

Place of burialTomb of Cyrus, IranPasargadae, Iran



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