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  • Presented byKimberly Nguyen and Arda Haywood

  • Alexander was called The Great because he was a very skilled soldier and commander who was able to conquer many nations.

  • MotherFatherOlympias of EpirusPhilip II of Macedon

  • Alexander the Great was born in the region of Macedon, Greece in 356 BC/BCE.

  • Alexander married two women: Roxana and Stateira.Alexander The Great and Roxana< - - - - -

  • One of the many greatest civilizations that Alexander the Great conquered was Babylon.

  • Like most rulers, Alexander himself depicted in his own currency.

  • Alexander the Great fought and defeated the army of King Darius III.

  • Alexander fought against the Indian king Porus in the Punjab region of ancient India.

  • With the help of Sisikottos, Alexander the Great conquered a powerful Indian ruler in 326 BC/BCE.Conquered India - - - - - >

  • Alexander died in 323 BC/BCE in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon at 33 years of age.

  • Alexander is thought to have died from poisoning, malaria, or typhoid fever.

  • Alexanders only possible heir (son Alexander IV) would be born after his death and the other was the son of a concubine not a wife. There was much turmoil over who he said would take over after his death.Alexander IV - - - - - >

  • First king to be called the GreatConquered Persian Empire and annexed it to MacedoniaAristotle was his boyhood tutor and mentor