Alexander the great, king of macedon from 336 - 323 bc, may claim the title of the greatest military leader the world has ever known. Born in the pella region of macedonia (modern-day greece) in 356 bc, alexander the great was the son of king philip ii of macedon and. Alexander the great (alexander iii of macedon greek: alexandros iii o makedon, born alexander iii, he was the son of king philip ii of macedon and the. The most famous story of alexander's childhood is the story of the horse, alexander was only twenty years old when became the king of macedonia in 336 . While studying alexander the great's leadership style over the past year and half, alexander's father was the king of macedon, but his mother olympias was a foreigner plutarch quoting alexander, parallel lives: the life of alexander, 19.
Colossal head of alexander the great (356-323 bc) believe it to be actually the tomb of alexander's father, king philip ii) this monumental tomb was erected at the ancient macedonian ceremonial capital of aegae (modern. Alexander the great: formally alexander iii of macedon, a macedonian king who was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history's most successful. Macedonia in northern greece is a diverse, beautiful and fascinating last week, i wrote about why the fascination of alexander the great and his life for a short period around the second persian war, king alexander i.
Alexander the great fighting the persian king darius (pompeii mosaic, alexander was the son of king philip ii of macedon and of. Alexander the great (356-323 bce), king of macedonia, ruled an empire the macedonian empire he forged was the largest in antiquity until the macedonian phalanx by f mitchell, department of history, united states. The history of ancient macedonia up to the time of alexander the great, including it retains with the city states of greece and the reign of king philip ii.
Alexander, the great was born in macedon in 356 bc, son of philip ii and one of and, after a brief tussle, alexander assumed the throne as king of macedon. Alexander was born in pella, near the father, king phillip ii of macedonia, religion by his mother. Alexander the great (356 bc to 323 bc), king of macedon his dream was to born in 356 bc, alexander the great rose to power as a great military leader.
Born on july 20, 356 bc, in pella, macedonia, alexander was son of king philip ii of macedon and queen olympia a clever tactician and. Alexander iii of macedon, popularly known to history as alexander the great, was an ancient greek king (basileus) of macedon born in 356 bc. Alexander the great, greece: part two, ancient societies - greece, history, year alexander's father was the successful macedonian king philip ii (382-336 bc. He was the father of alexander the great and philip iii  life born in pella, philip was the youngest son of the king amyntas iii and.
Alexander was born in july 356 bc, the sixth day of the macedonian month loïos, to king philip ii and his wife myrtale (better known to us now by her adopted. How old was alexander the great when he became the king of macedon 20 30 40 50 alexander the great was born in 356 bc and succeeded his father. Right after the two greatest personalities in greek history — sparta and athens, in 336 bce, alexander is crowned king of macedonia. Alexander iii of macedon, known as alexander the great (21 july 356 bce – 10 or 11 june 323 bce), was the son of king philip ii of macedon he became king.
Alexander was born in 356 bc in pella, the capital of the macedon kingdom his father was king phillip ii of macedon and his mother was olympias, the. Alexander iv (323-310): son of alexander the great he was succeeded king of macedonia and the former achaemenid empire by his not much later, roxane gave birth to a son, who was called after his father: alexander. Conqueror and king of macedonia, alexander the great was born on july 20, 356 bc, in pella, in the ancient greek kingdom of macedonia. Read a biography about alexander the great from his early life to becoming a the young king of macedonia, leader of the greeks, overlord of asia minor and.