King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia
About Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. His tutor was philosopher Aristotle. He and Aristotle are regarded as 2 of the most influential people of all time.
He campaigned through Asia and northeast Africa. Byt the time he was 30, he had created one of the largest empires in the ancient world, from Greece to Egypt and from there to India. He was undefeated in the battles he gave and he is still regarded as one of the most successful military commanders of all time. Dozens of cities are now called Alexandria after him.
His Personal Life
There have been many versions of Alexander's death through the years. The most common is that he was poisoned.
He was always drinking alcohol and at a certain point, he began to exhibit signs of megalomania.
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Famous quotes by Alexander the Great
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.Alexander the Great
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.Alexander the Great
I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great's Popularity
Alexander the Great was a famous King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia, who was born on July 20, 356 BC. As a person born on this date, Alexander the Great is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 20).
People born on July 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Alexander the Great is the 25th most popular Cancer.
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