History's HEROES? Dated July 356 BC - June 326 BC

Alexander the Great

Created by

James Doo

Location

Macedon Greece
He was a king of Macedon.

Achievements

    Characteristics

    • Brave / Courageous
    • A good and strong leader
    • Decisive
    • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)

    King who never lost

    He was the greatest military leader of all time. His bravery and knowledge of fighting led him to conquer many lands. Also he spread Greek culture to many cities. Alexander never lost in 15 years of fighting.

    Alexander was born on July 356 B.C. to Phillip II and Olympias. He was raised by his mother because father didnt had time for him. At age of 13 he was send to study philosophy with Aristotle. When he returnd to Macedon after 3 years he could prove his strength by fighting agains Athens after some time his father was found dead. Alexander succeded to the throne and began his fight against enemies. He started to conquer territory by territory such as Egypt, Phoenicia, and Babylon which were all valuable cities. When Darius died the army fought that won the battle but for Alexander it was not enoogh so he went to the east. He was not home for more then 8 years he forced to go home. In 326 BC he died of drinking contaminated water.

    Life in Alexander the Great's world

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