The PEDIGREE of
Cyrus II `the Great' (1st Shah) of PERSIA

 
     founding EMPEROR of the Persian Empire; `astonishing empire builder'; released Israelites from bondage; prob. not aka Bahman ibn ISFENDIYAR

    This is the individual denoted by 'Z' (or the color Gray) in the coded ancestor lists.
 
    External page: His biography at Wikipedia
 
    External page: Ranked #87 in Michael Hart's list of History's Most Influential Persons

     Born:  abt. 600 BC    Died:  529 BC


HM George I's 69-Great Grandfather.       HRE Ferdinand I's 63-Great Grandfather.       Poss. Agnes Harris's 57-Great Grandfather.       `Osawatomie' Brown's 73-Great Grandfather.

 Wives/Partners:       Cassandane of CAPPADOCIA   ;   Neithiyti (Nitetis) of EGYPT
 Children:       Bardiya (King) of PERSIA   ;   Atossa (Hutaosa) of PERSIA
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/-- Perseus of MYCENAE   +====> [ 46 ,,y]
/-- poss.  Perses of ARGOS
/  \-- Andromeda of ETHIOPIA   +====> [ 36]
/-- poss.  (NN) ... (NN)
/   | ( many missing generations)
/-- (NN)
| or: Teispes (King) of ANSHAN
/   | or: Tchishpish (q.v.)
/-- Achaemenes (King) of ELAM (ANSHAN)
/   | OR: poss. not Kyros I of PARTHIA   +====> [ 83 ,,y]
/-- Teispes (King) of ELAM (ANSHAN)
/-- Cyrus I (King) of PERSIA  (660? BC - ?)
/-- Cambyses I (King) of PERSIA  (630? BC - 559? BC)
/  \-- Casandra
- Cyrus II `the Great' (1st Shah) of PERSIA
/-- prob.  Phraortes of the MEDES   +====> [ 71 ,,y]
/-- Deioces (Chieftain) of the MEDES
/   | OR: poss. Daiukku (Governor) in MANNAEA   +====> [ 32]
/-- Kyaxares of the MEDES  (750? BC - 714? BC)
/-- Phraortes (King) of the MEDES  (720? BC - ?)
/-- Cyaxares (Uvakhshatra) (I; King) of the MEDES
/-- Astyages (King) of the MEDES  (? - 554+ BC)
/  \-- Vashti
\-- Mandane (Princess) of the MEDES
/-- Dascylus MERMNADAE   +====> [ 33]
/-- Gyges MERMNADAE (King) of LYDIA
/-- Ardys (King) of LYDIA  (? - 624? BC)
/  \-- Tudo of MYSIA   +====> [ 84 ,,y]
/-- Sadyattes MERMNADAE (King) of LYDIA
/-- Alyattes (II) MERMNADAE (King) of LYDIA
| (skip this generation?)
/-- Gyges MERMNADAE (King) of LYDIA   +====> [ 34]
/-- Ardys (King) of LYDIA  (? - 624? BC)
/  \-- Tudo of MYSIA   +====> [ 84 ,,y]
/  \-- poss.  Sadyattes's sister
\-- Aryenis MERMNADAE (Princess) of LYDIA
 


  His Great Grandchildren:       Ariomardus of PERSIA   ;   Artaxerxes I Longimanus (Shah) of PERSIA   ;   Maurya II of TAXILA
 
  His 4(+)-Great Grandchildren:       Arsames (Prince) of PERSIA   ;   Sisygambis of PERSIA   ;   Rodogune (Rhodogune) ACHAEMENID of PERSIA   ;   Apame (Princess) of PERSIA   ;   Arsaces (Arsakes)   ;   (NN) ... (NN) of TAXILA
 

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