Alexander The Great
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Alexander was called The Great because he was a very skilled soldier and commander who was able to conquer many nations.
MotherFatherOlympias of EpirusPhilip II of Macedon
Alexander the Great was born in the region of Macedon, Greece in 356 BC/BCE.
Alexander married two women: Roxana and Stateira.Alexander The Great and Roxana< - - - - -
One of the many greatest civilizations that Alexander the Great conquered was Babylon.
Like most rulers, Alexander himself depicted in his own currency.
Alexander the Great fought and defeated the army of King Darius III.
Alexander fought against the Indian king Porus in the Punjab region of ancient India.
With the help of Sisikottos, Alexander the Great conquered a powerful Indian ruler in 326 BC/BCE.Conquered India - - - - - >
Alexander died in 323 BC/BCE in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon at 33 years of age.
Alexander is thought to have died from poisoning, malaria, or typhoid fever.
Alexanders only possible heir (son Alexander IV) would be born after his death and the other was the son of a concubine not a wife. There was much turmoil over who he said would take over after his death.Alexander IV - - - - - >
First king to be called the GreatConquered Persian Empire and annexed it to MacedoniaAristotle was his boyhood tutor and mentor