Cyrus The Great, King of Persia

( Persian : Kourosh )


Founder of the Persian empire in 550 B.C.

Creator of the first and  largest multicultural society in the history of humankind ruled with respect for human dignity and justice based on the universal righteous order .

Issued the first declaration of human rightr in 538 B.C.

Liberated jews and others from captivity in Babylon
Granted religious, linguistic and cultural freedom to all people

Established the first federal system based on the autonomy of all states



Cyrus the Grate cylinder

Cyrus the Grate cylinder from the 6th century BC The oldest known symbol of universal human rights



Cyrus Tomb ( Shiraz , Iran)

Cyrus Tomb ( Shiraz , Iran)