Under this ruler, the Persians conquered Babylon and much of Mesopotamia. He is widely respected for his reform of governance and laws regarding human rights.
Cyrus the Great created the largest empire in history at the time, and is widely respected for his administrative abilities, respect for his citizens' diversity, and new laws about human rights. Thomas Jefferson was an admirer of his rule.
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