DARIUS III
(reigned 336–330 B.C.)
   Achaemenid king who was defeated by Alexanderthe Great and lost the Persian empire to the Macedonian conqueror. Although he escaped from the battlefields at Issos and Gaugamela, he was killed by one of his own generals.

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