Darius III

King of Persia and Babylonia (335-330). Known in Classical historiography as Codomannus, his birth name was Artašata. The last king of the Achaemenid Empire, he likely achieved power through rebellion. He was defeated in several occasions by the Macedonians, he was killed by Bessus, one of his generals, at Choara in the north of modern Iran. He is likely meant in the Dynastic Prophecy.