flourished 7th century b.c, Persian king: traditional founder of the dynasty.
Historical Examples

The most prominent of these chieftains or princes was Achaemenes, who is regarded as the founder of the Persian monarchy.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV John Lord

The advice, fortunately for the Greeks, was overruled by Achaemenes.
Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The immediate successor of Achaemenes appears to have been his son, Teispes.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia George Rawlinson

On hearing this Achaemenes rode away to inform Oroondates of all.
Essays on the Greek Romances Elizabeth Hazelton Haight


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