Darius III of Persia
Detail of Darius III from the Alexander Mosaic.
|Born||c. 380 BC|
|Died||July 330 BC (aged 50)|
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.