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Bardiya

580 BC - 522 BC

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Bardiya (Old Persian: 𐎲𐎼𐎮𐎡𐎹 Bạrdiya), also known as Smerdis among the Greeks (Ancient Greek: Σμέρδις Smerdis) (possibly died 522 BC), was a son of Cyrus the Great and the younger brother of Cambyses II, both Persian kings. There are sharply divided views on his life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bardiya has received more than 568,315 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Bardiya is the 3,082nd most popular politician (up from 3,348th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Iran (up from 111th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Iranian Politician.

Bardiya is most famous for being one of the sons of Cyrus the Great. He was killed by his brother Cambyses II.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Bardiya ranks 3,082 out of 15,710Before him are Than Shwe, Władysław Gomułka, Lucius Vitellius the Elder, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Junichiro Koizumi, and Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan. After him are Ivan Ribar, Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg, Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria, Dương Văn Minh, David of Trebizond, and Władysław Anders.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 580 BC, Bardiya ranks 2Before him is Pherecydes of Syros. After him is Battus I of Cyrene. Among people deceased in 522 BC, Bardiya ranks 2Before him is Cambyses II. After him is Nebuchadnezzar III.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Bardiya ranks 103 out of 463Before him are Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Haji Bektash Veli (1209), Datis (-600), Miskawayh (932), Fath-Ali Shah Qajar (1772), and Demetrius II Nicator (-161). After him are Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Karim Khan Zand (1705), Yazdegerd II (500), Fakhr al-Din al-Razi (1149), Yazdegerd I (400), and Tahmasp II (1704).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iran

Among politicians born in Iran, Bardiya ranks 58Before him are Mithridates I of Parthia (-195), Abu Sa'id Bahadur Khan (1305), Ali al-Sistani (1930), Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Fath-Ali Shah Qajar (1772), and Demetrius II Nicator (-161). After him are Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Karim Khan Zand (1705), Yazdegerd II (500), Yazdegerd I (400), Tahmasp II (1704), and Mohammad Shah Qajar (1808).