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Cambyses I

600 BC - 559 BC

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Cambyses I (Old Persian: 𐎣𐎲𐎢𐎪𐎡𐎹 Kabūjiya) was king of Anshan from c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cambyses I has received more than 337,132 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Cambyses I is the 914th most popular politician (up from 1,010th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Iran (up from 45th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Iranian Politician.

Cambyses II is most famous for his conquest of Egypt, which he conquered in 525 BC.

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Among politicians, Cambyses I ranks 914 out of 15,577Before him are Gojong of Korea, Julius Streicher, Helmut Schmidt, Andronikos II Palaiologos, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and Hafizullah Amin. After him are John Quincy Adams, Elisabeth of France, Muhammad XII of Granada, Ivan VI of Russia, Béla Kun, and Cassander.

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Among people born in 600 BC, Cambyses I ranks 10Before him are Esther, Lucretia, Peisistratos, Servius Tullius, Ānanda, and Belshazzar. After him are Pheidippides, Hippasus, Maya, Alexander I of Macedon, Yaśodharā, and Polycrates. Among people deceased in 559 BC, Cambyses I ranks 1After him is Mandane of Media.

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Among people born in Iran, Cambyses I ranks 42 out of 528Before him are Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj (817), Shams Tabrizi (1185), Farah Pahlavi (1938), and Bahá'u'lláh (1817). After him are Saadi Shirazi (1210), Astyages (-700), Abolhassan Banisadr (1933), Yazdegerd III (624), Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), and Hassan Rouhani (1948).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Cambyses I ranks 19Before him are Darius II (-475), Reza Shah (1878), Antiochus III the Great (-241), Ardashir I (180), Shapur I (150), and Farah Pahlavi (1938). After him are Astyages (-700), Abolhassan Banisadr (1933), Yazdegerd III (624), Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Hassan Rouhani (1948), and Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882).