Alexander the great By: kwalee fair

Alexander the great early life

Alexander the great was born to king Philip II and Queen Olympia in 356 b.c. Alexander was taught by Aristotle for three years. Lasted from when he was thirteen until he was sixteen. When Alexander was sixteen his father Philip II gave Macedonia to him to rule while Philip II took an army into another county. He was known to be very capable and this just emphasized it. While Philip II was away Maedi a Thracian tribe located on the northeastern border of Macedonia was seen a dangerous and a threat to Macedonia. Alexander took some troops over to the tribe and defeated them. This was the first sign of Alexanders strength.

Information on Alexander wars

After the death of his father King Philip ll in 336 b.c. Alexander won the loyalty of the army and moved up on the throne of Macedon at age 20. Alexander began war against the Persians in 334 b.c. He used the Persian invasions of Greece as an excuse for his actions. Alexander the great was one of the most successful military commanders of all time.


Alexander the Great had quite a few accomplishments one being that he became King of Macedon in 336 b.c. when his father died. He took over an empire that stretched from the balkans to modern day pakistan. It was the biggest empire in the world.

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