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Alexander the Great
A towering figure in ancient history, Alexander the Great came close to conquering the entire civilized world of his day. The son of King Phillip II of Macedon, Alexander was educated by the philosopher Aristotle and first led troops at age 18. After his father's death he took command of the Macedonian army, whipped the superpower Persians, and then went on to conquer much of the civilized world. At the peak of his powers, his empire stretched from the western edge of modern-day India across to More »
Born: 356 B.C. (Pella, Macedonia(now Greece))


Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek ...


Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history's greatest military minds who—as King of Macedonia and Persia—established the  ...


May 10, 2018 ... Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, ( born 356 bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, ...


Apr 27, 2017 ... Conqueror and king of Macedonia, Alexander the Great was born on July 20, 356 B.C., in Pella, in the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia.


Apr 12, 2018 ... Alexander the Great (*356; r. 336-323): the Macedonian king who defeated his Persian colleague Darius III Codomannus and conquered the ...


Alexander III the Great, the King of Macedonia and conqueror of the Persian Empire .... Alexander the Great performing sacrifice aboard Macedonian battleship.


Alexander III of Macedon, known as Alexander the Great (21 July 356 BCE – 10 or 11 June 323 BCE), was the son of King Philip II of Macedon. He became king ...


Read a biography about Alexander the Great from his early life to becoming a military leader. How did he change the nature of the ancient world?


Aug 30, 2017 ... Alexander the Great was a king of Macedonia who conquered an empire that stretched from the Balkans to modern-day Pakistan. Alexander ...