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Cambyses II

Born: 5XX0 AD
Died: 5220 AD
Nationality: Persian
Categories: King

539 BC – When Cyrus conquered Babylon, he was employed in leading religious ceremonies and in the cylinder which contains Cyrus’ proclamation to the Babylonians his name is joined to that of his father in the prayers to Marduk.

530 BC – Cambyses is called king of Babylon, although his authority seems to have been quite ephemeral.

525 BC – His main achievement was the conquest of Egypt, which established Persian rule there for two centuries.