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Pishdadian dynasty (Persian: دودمان پیشدادیان) is a legendary Pre-Iranian dynasty. The dynasty is mentioned in the Shahnameh, Avesta and Persian mythology, according to which they were the first rulers of Iran (Persia). Keyumars was the founder and the first shah (king) of the dynasty. In the Avesta he is the legendary first human being in the world. The word pishdad (پیشداد) means the first person to bring the law in Persian language.
Pishdadi kings in Shahnameh
The Pishdadi kings are as follows: