Artaxerxes I of Persia

500 BC - 424 BC

Photo of Artaxerxes I of Persia

Icon of person Artaxerxes I of Persia

Artaxerxes I (, Old Persian: 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂 Artaxšaça, "whose rule (xšaça < *xšaϑram) is through arta ("truth"); Hebrew: אַרְתַּחְשַׁשְׂתָּא‎, Modern: ʾArtaḥšásta, Tiberian: ʾArtaḥšasetāʾ; Ancient Greek: Ἀρταξέρξης, romanized: Artaxérxēs) was the fifth King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire, from 465 to 424 BC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Artaxerxes I of Persia has received more than 909,779 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Artaxerxes I of Persia is the 382nd most popular politician (up from 422nd in 2019).

Artaxerxes I of Persia was most famous for the building of the Great Wall of China.

Memorability Metrics

  • 910k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Artaxerxes I of Persias by language


Among politicians, Artaxerxes I of Persia ranks 382 out of 15,710. Before him are Hafez al-Assad, Philip VI of France, Syngman Rhee, Narmer, Louis Bonaparte, and Şehzade Mustafa. After him are Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Vitellius, Didius Julianus, Raúl Castro, Mustafa II, and José Mujica.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 500 BC, Artaxerxes I of Persia ranks 3Before him are Anaxagoras and Myron. After him are Xanthippe, Leucippus, Artemisia I of Caria, Brennus, Ezra, Cyrus the Younger, Xerxes II of Persia, Sogdianus of Persia, and Ictinus. Among people deceased in 424 BC, Artaxerxes I of Persia ranks 1After him are Xerxes II of Persia and Sitalces.

Others Born in 500 BC

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 424 BC

Go to all Rankings