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Xerxes I, King of Persia

Xerxes I, King of Persia

Male 521 BCE - 465 BCE

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  • Name Xerxes I  
    Born 521 BCE  [1
    History birth to death  Persian Empire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 486 BCE, he was crowned the King of Persia. [1]
    • In 485 BCE, he suppressed a revolt in Egypt. Continuing his father's attacks on Greece, he bridged the Hellispoint, and marched through Thrace, Macedoinia and Thessaly. Leonidas and the 300 Spartans checked for a time at Thermopylæ. He then marched south, and burnt Athens. In 479 BCE, both his army and fleet were beaten at Salamis. [1]
    Died 465 BCE  [1
    Person ID I9548  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2021 

    Father Darius I "the Great", King of Persia,   b. 558 BCE 
    Mother Atossa,   b. Abt 545 BCE, Persian Empire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amestris,   b. 505 BCE,   d. Abt 425 BCE  [1
    Children
     1. Artaxerxes I, King of Persia,   d. 425 BCE
     
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsHistory - birth to death - Persian Empire Link to Google Earth
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    Xerxes I, King of Persia

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).