Alexander the Great


  • King of Macedonia
  • Lived 356–323BC
  • Son of Philip II
  • The final years of his life were considerably less creditable than his early years. He became paranoid and abrasive, and was responsible for the murder or assassination of several of his longtime friends and advisors

  • Died due to excessive drink and dissipation
  • After he died, since he didn’t have a clear plan of succession, there was a lot fighting for control over the empire