POLITICIAN

Cyrus the Great

600 BC - 530 BC

Cyrus the Great

Cyrus II of Persia (Old Persian: 𐎤𐎢𐎽𐎢𐏁 Kūruš; New Persian: کوروش Kuruš; Hebrew: כּוֹרֶשׁ, Modern: Kōréš, Tiberian: Kōréš; c. 600 – 530 BC), 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. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Western Asia and much of Central Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyrus the Great has received more than 5,677,932 page views. His biography is available in 112 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 189th most popular politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 112

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Cyrus the Great ranks 187 out of 14,801Before him are Ariel Sharon, Rodrigo Duterte, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Mehmed IV, Francis II of France, and Ertuğrul. After him are Alfred the Great, Batu Khan, Konrad Adenauer, George H. W. Bush, Septimius Severus, and Suleiman II.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 600 BC, Cyrus the Great ranks 1After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Esther, Lucretia, Peisistratos, Servius Tullius, Ānanda, Tomyris, Belshazzar, Polycrates, Alexander I of Macedon, and Lucius Junius Brutus. Among people deceased in 530 BC, Cyrus the Great ranks 1After him are Hanno the Navigator and Bias of Priene.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Cyrus the Great ranks 8 out of 374Before him are Euripides (-480), Xerxes I (-519), Ruhollah Khomeini (1902), Al-Ghazali (1058), Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919), and Darius III (-380). After him are Harun al-Rashid (766), Hafez (1325), Esther (-600), Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (865), Ali Khamenei (1939), and Jabir ibn Hayyan (721).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iran

Among politicians born in Iran, Cyrus the Great ranks 4Before him are Xerxes I (-519), Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919), and Darius III (-380). After him are Harun al-Rashid (766), Ali Khamenei (1939), Tahmasp I (1514), Reza Shah (1878), Darius II (-475), Khosrow I (501), Malik-Shah I (1055), and Hassan Rouhani (1948).

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