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Darius III
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Detail of Darius III from the Alexander Mosaic.
Reign 336–330 BC
Born c. 380 BC
Persia
Died July 330 BC (aged 50)
Bactria
Burial Persepolis
House Achaemenid Dynasty
Religion Zoroastrianism

Darius III (c. 380 – July 330 BC) was first named Artashata. He was called Codomannus by the Greeks. Darius III was the last king of the Achaemenid Empire of Persia. He ruled from 336 BC to 330 BC. Artashata took Darius as his dynastic name.

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