By Serena Hernandez, Mathew Dobbs, and Christian Lamadrid

What did this leader accomplish in their rule? (name 3 things, good or bad)

  • Xerxes suppressed Egyptian revolt, took northern Greece, and led the army in 2nd Persian war.

What is this leader most famous for?

Xerxes was most famous for being the son/successor of Darius 1 meaning he followed in his fathers footsteps as a leader. Another thing Xerxes was famous for was winning the battle at Thermoplyae.

Do you think this person was a good leader? Why?

He was a good leader, because he quickly ended the revolt of Egypt.


He was born in 520 BCE and died in 465 BCE. He was 55.