NameCambyses I King of Persia
Birthabt 630 BC
Deathabt 559 BC
FatherCyrus I King of Ansan (~660bc-~580bc)
Misc. Notes
Cambyses I (flourished 6th century BC), Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty who ruled (circa 600-559 BC) over Anshan (now Baghdad
Province, Iraq) as a vassal of the Medes, then preeminent in Persia. Cambyses I was the son of Cyrus I (flourished 7th century BC), whom he
succeeded, and the father of Cyrus the Great, who founded the Persian Empire. According to the Greek historian Herodotus, Cambyses I
married the daughter of Astyages, king of the Medes (reigned about 584-550 BC).
Birthabt 630 BC
FatherAstyages King of the Medes (~660bc-550bc)
ChildrenCyrus II 'The Great' (~600bc-~529)
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