Alexander The Great: Conqueror And King Of Macedonia

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Conqueror and King of Macedonia, Alexander the Great was born on July 20, 356 B.C., in Pella, Macedonia. Alexander is the son of Philip of Macedon, an excellent Army General, and Olympias, Princess of Epirus. At the age of 18, Alexander acclaimed himself as a commander at the Battle of Chaeronea, the battle in which Philip defeated Greek city-states in the south putting them under Macedonian statute. After the assassination of his father, Alexander became king of Macedonia at age 20. As king, he inherited an unconquerable army, leading him to be an incredible war general. Some may say that Alexander was not great due of the fact that his soldiers were kept away from their homes for long periods of time, but Alexander’s achievements overpower

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