Alexander the great

In 15 years of conquest alexander the great never lost a battle

Aexander was tutored by aristotle until he was 16

Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Octavian, all made pilgrimages to Alexander the Great's tomb in Alexandria

He founded 70 cities, naming at least 20 after himself

He washed his hair in saffron to keep it shiny and orange

Alexander the Great was not much admired in his lifetime, and was seen by many as a drunken tyrant

Alexander the Great once held a drinking contest among his soldiers. When it was over, 42 people had died from alcohol poisoning

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