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Alexander the Great
Alexander III of Macedonia or more commonly known as Alexander the Great, was king of Macedonia, hegemon of Greece, and conqueror of the Persian Empire. He was born in July 356 B.C in Pella, Greece. Former king of Macedonia,Philip II of Macedonia, was Alexander the Great’s father. Alexander spent most of his years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa. He created one of the largest and most powerful empires in the Ancient World by the age of 30. His empire expanded from Greece to northeast India. Alexander was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history’s most successful military commanders.
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