Sheev Palpatine, most notably known under his Sith name Darth Sidious is a fictional character that appears in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise. The character was created by George Lucas. Palpatine served as the emperor of the Galactic Empire and was the one responsible for bringing Anakin Skywalker to the Dark Side. He ultimately destroyed the Jedi Order and his influence is visible even on the First Order. He was killed by Rey Palpatine.