King Ding of Zhou
King Ding of Zhou (Chinese: 周定王; pinyin: Zhōu Dìng Wáng), or King Ting of Chou, was the twenty-first king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the ninth of Eastern Zhou. He was a son of King Qing o...
Tigranes Orontid
Tigranes I Orontid the Great (Armenian: Տիգրան Ա Երվանդունի, Tigran I Yervanduni) Armenian King of Orontid dynasty reigning in the period between 560 BC – 535 BC.
According to Moses of Khoren...
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Duke Jing of Jin (Ju)
Duke Jing of Jin (simplified Chinese: 晋景公; traditional Chinese: 晉景公; pinyin: Jìn Jǐng Gōng, died 581 BC) was from 599 to 581 BC the ruler of the State of Jin, a major power during the Spri...
List of state leaders in 540s BC
This is a list of state leaders in the 540s BC (549 BC–540 BC). The column "Title" refers to being of the state in question (e.g. "Emperor" under the heading "Japan" means "Emperor of Japan") unless o...
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Cambyses II
Cambyses II (Persian: کمبوجيه دوم‎; Old Persian: 𐎣𐎲𐎢𐎪𐎡𐎹, Kɑmboujie; Aramaic כנבוזי, Kanbūzī; Greek Καμβύσης, Kambúsēs; Latin Cambyses; Medieval Heb...
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Duke Ping of Cao
Duke Ping of Cáo (Chinese: 曹平公, pinyin: Cáo Píng Gōng) was a nobleman in ancient China, who lived during the Zhou Dynasty.He was a ruler of the State of Cao, successor and son of Duke Wu of Cao.His pe...
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Orontes I Sakavakyats
Yervand I (Armenian: Երուանդ Ա, Yervand I) Armenian was a King of the Orontid Dynasty who reigned during the period between 401 BC – 344 BC. The Persian version of the name is Auruand which meant "Gre...
Croesus
Croesus (/ˈkriːsəs/ KREE-səs; Ancient Greek: Κροῖσος, Kroisos; 595 BC – c. 547 BC) was the king of Lydia from 560 to 547 BC until his defeat by the Persians. The fall of Croesus made a profo...
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King Dao of Zhou
King Dao of Zhou (Chinese: 周悼王; pinyin: Zhōu Dào Wáng; died 520 BC), or King Tao of Chou, was the twenty-fifth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty and the thirteenth of Eastern Zhou. His given na...
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Artabanus of Persia
Artabanus the Hyrcanian was a Persian political figure during the Achaemenid Dynasty who was reportedly Regent of Persia for a few months (465 BC – 464 BC).Artabanus probably originated from the provi...
Titus Herminius Aquilinus
Titus Herminius, surnamed Aquilinus, was one of the heroes of the Roman Republic. He participated in two of the most famous conflicts that attended the birth of the Republic, and was elected consul in...
Arganthonios
Arganthonios (Argantonio in Spanish) was a king of ancient Tartessos (in Andalusia, southern Spain).This name, or title, appears to be based on the Indo-European word for silver and money *arģ-, foun...
List of state leaders in 570s BC
This is a list of state leaders in the 570s BC (579 BC–570 BC). The column "Title" refers to being of the state in question (e.g. "Emperor" under the heading "Japan" means "Emperor of Japan") unless o...
Duke Ai of Qin
Duke Ai of Qin (Chinese: 秦哀公; pinyin: Qín Āi Gōng, died 501 BC) was from 536 to 501 BC the nineteenth ruler of the Zhou Dynasty state of Qin that eventually united China to become the Qin Dyna...
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King Ping of Chu
King Ping of Chu (Chinese: 楚平王; pinyin: Chŭ Píng Wáng, died 516 BC) was from 528 to 516 BC king of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China. Born Xiong Qiji (Chin...
Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia (Old Persian: Kūruš; New Persian: کوروش بزرگ ; c. 600 or 576 – 530 BC), commonly known as Cyrus the Great  and also known as Cyrus the Elder, was the fou...
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Duke Qing of Jin
Duke Qing of Jin (simplified Chinese: 晋顷公; traditional Chinese: 晉頃公; pinyin: Jìn Qǐng Gōng, died 512 BC) was the ruler of the State of Jin from 525 to 512 BC, a major power during the Spri...
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Bardiya
Bardiya (Old Persian: 𐎲𐎼𐎮𐎡𐎹 Bardiya; Ancient Greek: Σμέρδις Smerdis) (possibly died 522 BC) was a son of Cyrus the Great and the younger brother of Cambyses II, both Persian kings. There are...
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Artaxerxes I of Persia
Artaxerxes I /ˌɑrtəˈzɜrksiːz/ (Persian: اردشیر یکم‎; Old Persian: 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 Artaxšaça, "whose rule (xšaça < *xšaϑram) is through arta (truth)"; Greek: Ἀρταξέρξης) was the fifth...
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Spurius Lartius
Spurius Lartius, surnamed either Flavus or Rufus, was one of the leading men of the early Roman Republic, of which he was twice consul. However, his greatest fame was won as one of the defenders of th...
Bimbisara
Bimbisara (558 BC –491 BC) was a King, and later, Emperor of the Magadha empire from 542 BC till 492 BC and belonged to the Haryanka dynasty. His expansion of the kingdom, especially his annexation of...
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Petubastis III
Seheruibre Padibastet, better known as Petubastis III, is a proposed Egyptian ruler, c. 522 – 520 BCE, who revolted aga...
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Admetus of Epirus
Admetus (Greek: Αδμητος) (before 470-430 BC) was a Greek king of the Molossians at the time that Themistocles (524–459 BC) was the effective ruler of Athens. When Themistocles was in control of ...
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Duke Zhao of Jin
Duke Zhao of Jin (simplified Chinese: 晋昭公; traditional Chinese: 晉昭公; pinyin: Jìn Zhāo Gōng, died 526 BC) was from 531 to 526 BC the ruler of the State of Jin, a major power during the Spri...
Malonaqen
Malonaqen was a Nubian king who probably governed in the first half of the 6th century BC. His prenomen was "Sekhemkare."He is thought to be the son of king Aramatle-qo and queen Amanitakaye although...
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Nekauba
Almost nothing is known of Nekauba or Nechepsos as he is also called except that he is listed as one of the early kings of the 26th Saite Dynasty in Manetho's Epitome and is assigned a reign of six ye...