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Preceded by:
Smerdis
Pharaoh of Egypt
27th Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Xerxes I
Darius I
Old Persian: 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁 (Darayavahuš)
Koine Greek: Δαρεῖος (Dareios)
Ancient Egyptian: Tariush
Latin: Darius
Darius I

Darius I as Pharaoh of Egypt at the Temple of Hibis. (CC BY 2.0)

Reign
September 522 BC – October 486 BC (36 years)
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Legacy
Father Hystaspes
Mother Rhodogune or Irdabama
Consort(s) Atossa I, Artystone, Parmys, Phratagune,
Phaedymia, a daughter of Gobryas
Issue Artobazanes, Xerxes I, Ariabignes,
Arsamenes, Masistes, Achaemenes,
Arsames, Gobryas, Ariomardus,
Abrocomes, Hyperanthes, Artazostre
Born ca. 550 BC
Died October 486 BC (aged ca. 64)
Burial Naqsh-e Rostam, Persis
Monuments Temple of Hibis
For other pages by this name, see Darius.

Darius I (Old Persian: 𐎣𐎲𐎢𐎪𐎡𐎹, Romanized: Darayavahuš), commonly known as Darius the Great, was the fourth King of Kings of the Achaemenid Persian Empire and third Pharaoh of the Twenty-seventh Dynasty during the Late Period of ancient Egypt.

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Predecessor:
Smerdis
Pharaoh of Egypt
27th Dynasty
Successor:
Xerxes I
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