By: Jaime Mendoza and Cristian Reyes

Xerxes is born in 519 BC. He died in 465 BC.

Xerxes succeeds to the throne of Persia after the death of Darius 1 in 486 BCE. Thus the reign of Xerxes the Great in Persia began in 485-465 BCE.

Role Xerxes played in history

Xerxes I of Persia, was the fourth of the king of kings of the Achaemenid Empire. He ruled from 486 BC until his assassination in 465 BC.

What did Xerxes accomplish

-Invasion of Greece

-Battle of salamis and plateau

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Xerxes was known for...

Xerxes was known for having massive invasion in Greece from across the Hellespont. He spent four years amassing enough supplies and weaponry for his campaign against Greece and the world.