Alexander the GreatAlexander III of Macedon, commonlyknown as Alexander the Great was theking of Macedonia from 336 b. C. until hisdeath. Alexander was one of the greatconquerors.
Born and died He was born on 20 or July 21, 356.C.(Pella, Macedonia) He was died 10 or 13 June 323. C.(32 years)Babylon.
Childhood During his childhood he wasprepared a king.Aristotle taught Alexander.
●Alexander becomes a king When his father died Filipo II, hebecame in king. Pausanias killed to Filipo II. These people were involved: Alejandro his son. Olimpia of Epiro the wife whodivorced. The king of Persia, Darío III. The Macedonian nobility.Demóstenes, his eternal rival
Conquests Alejandro conquered: Asia Minor Egypt The Levant Mesopotamia Persia Invasion to India
Asia Minor He wanted to follow his fathersplans to release the 10,000 Greekswho were under Persian rule.
Egypt The egyptians helped Alexanderagainst the Persians. In January 331 BC. Alexanderfounded the city of Alexandria.
The LevantAlexander defeated Darius III at theBattle of Issus in 333 BCAlexander conquered Phoenicia in 332B.C.
Mesopotamia In Mesopotamia Babylon wasconquered by alexander. The Persians were more but itsstrategy won
PersiaIn 331 BC, the Macedonian army invadedPersia.Alexander killed his friend at a party, spentthree days locked in his shop and some saythat he even tried to commit suicidefollowing the death of his friend.
●Invasion to IndiaAlexander put all their attention on theIndian subcontinent in the year 326 B.C.In the 321. B.C., Chandragupta Mauryafounded the Maurya Empire in India, andexpelled the Greek satraps.Alexander crossed the Indus and foughtand won an epic battle against the localruler Poros