Cyrus the Great Timeline
Around 600 BCE
Cyrus is born to Cambyses. His grandfather Astyages was the ruler of Media
He becomes king of Ansan.
Cyrus the Great establishes Achaemenid Empire of Persia.
Cyrus defeats Astyages and takes over the Medes.
Cyrus attacked the Lydian capital city of Sardis, which expanded his empire to the west.
Cyrus startes to build his capital city of Pasargadae.
Cyrus defeated Babylon.
Cyrus is killed in battle.
The Persian capital moves to Persepolis.
Darius I becomes the third Persian king of the Achaemenid Empire and continues to expand it.
Alexander the Great restores Cyrus's tomb.
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