Alexander the Great


Alexander_the_Great.jpg *This is a statue of Alexander the Great

Personal Information
Alexander the Great, or born Alexander III Of Macedon, was a king in the Greek state, Macedon. He was born in Pella in 356 B.C. He was also tutored by Aristotle, a great Greek philosopher and polymath. Alexander had also saved his father's life after his father's absence when he was 16 years old. By the age 30, he had created one of the biggest empires in all of Ancient Greece. Alexander died in 323 B.C.

Accomplishments/Claim to Fame
  • After his father was assassinated, Alexander was proclaimed as the heir and king by nobles and army when he was around the age of 20.
  • He was one of the most successful commander of all time.
  • He had conquered almost all of the known parts of the known world just before his death, before his 33rd birthday.
  • He had spread Greek culture all over his large empire for a long time.
  • He had founded the city of Alexandria (hence the name, Alexandria)

References
Alexander the Great biography

Wikipedia: Alexander the Great (There might be some weird stuff on it)

Purple Textbook from Social Studies