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Preceded by:
Darius I
Pharaoh of Egypt
27th Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Artabanus (?)
Xerxes I
Old Persian: 𐎧𐏁𐎹𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎠 (Xšayarša)
Koine Greek: Ξερξης (Xerxes)
Ancient Egyptian: Kheshyresh
Reign
October 486 – August 465 BC (21 years)
Nomen
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Kheshyresh (Xerxes)
Legacy
Father Darius I
Mother Atossa I
Consort(s) Amestris
Issue Darius, Hystaspes, Artaxerxes I,
Arsames, Amytis
Born ca. 518 BC
Died August 465 BC (aged ca. 53)
Burial Naqsh-e Rostam, Persis
For other pages by this name, see Xerxes.

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

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Predecessor:
Darius I
Pharaoh of Egypt
27th Dynasty
Successor:
Artabanus (?)
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