cyrus the Great
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October 28 is Cyrus the Great’Birthday


October 28 is the birthday of Cyrus the Great (ca.600 – 529BCE) who was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. He ruled more than 30 years over wide areas of Asia. During Achaemenid dynasty, Iran was one of the greatest empires in the world.

In the history of mankind, Cyrus the Great was a towering figure. He was the first world leader to be referred to as “The Great”.

Cyrus the Great was famous for his Justice, Kindness & respect for all religious.

In the Cyrus cylinder, the great king declares his ancestry as a Persian king. He was the father of Persian nation.

As the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, one of Cyrus’ objectives was to gain power over the Mediterranean coast and secure Asia Minor.

According to the Cuneiform records from Babylon, Cyrus died on 4 December 530BCE.

 3-cyrus-the-great The Cyrus cylinder was discovered in 1878CE at the site of Babylon. It is inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform.

The Cylinder of Cyrus the Great or Cyrus Charter of Human Rights is created of baked clay tablets in 538 BC by the rule of Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire.

Cyrus Cylinder is known as the first Declaration of Human Rights. Cyrus Cylinder is a Gift from Persia to the world that is tired of war & suffers from violence.