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Xerxes II of Persia

500 BC - 424 BC

Xerxes II of Persia

Xerxes II (; Old Persian: 𐎧𐏁𐎹𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎠 Xšayaṛša (Khshāyarsha ) "ruling over heroes", Greek Ξέρξης Xérxēs [ksérksɛːs]; d. 424 BC), was a Persian king and the son and successor of Artaxerxes I. After a reign of forty-five days, he was assassinated in 424 BC by his brother Sogdianus, who in turn was murdered by Darius II. He is an obscure historical figure known primarily from the writings of Ctesias. He was reportedly the only legitimate son of Artaxerxes I and his Queen Damaspia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xerxes II of Persia has received more than 232,467 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,188th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Xerxes II of Persia ranks 1,182 out of 14,801Before him are Ephialtes of Trachis, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Charles II, Archduke of Austria, Cambyses I, Meritaten, and Saud of Saudi Arabia. After him are Peter of Castile, Alexander Van der Bellen, William II of the Netherlands, Justin II, Daniel Ortega, and Mausolus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 500 BC, Xerxes II of Persia ranks 7Before him are Myron, Anaxagoras, Xanthippe, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Leucippus, and Artemisia I of Caria. After him are Brennus, Sogdianus of Persia, Cyrus the Younger, Ictinus, Ezra, and Cratylus. Among people deceased in 424 BC, Xerxes II of Persia ranks 2Before him is Artaxerxes I of Persia. After him is Sitalces.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Xerxes II of Persia ranks 53 out of 374Before him are Astyages (-700), Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956), Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar (1742), Shirin Ebadi (1947), Abu al-Wafa' Buzjani (940), and Cambyses I (-600). After him are Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (1934), Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (1932), Cyrus I (-690), Antiochus I Soter (-324), and Abbas Kiarostami (1940).

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Among POLITICIANS In Iran

Among politicians born in Iran, Xerxes II of Persia ranks 27Before him are Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), Astyages (-700), Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (1956), Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar (1742), and Cambyses I (-600). After him are Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247), Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (1934), Cyrus I (-690), Antiochus I Soter (-324), Shapur II (309), and Achaemenes (-800).

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