Famous Macedonian Emperors & Kings

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Alexander the Great
(King of Macedonia)

Alexander the Great
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Birthdate: 0356
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pella, Greece
Died: May 31, 0323

Counted amongst the greatest military commanders of all times, Alexander the Great successfully created one of the largest empires—from Macedonia to Persia and India—of the ancient world. The son of King of Macedonia, Philip II, he ascended the throne at the age of 20 and achieved unprecedented success before he died at the age of 33.  

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Justinian I
(Byzantine Emperor)

Justinian I
9
Birthdate: 0482 AD
Birthplace: Tauresium, Dardania, then part of Diocese of Dacia (in today's Republic of Macedonia
Died: November 14, 0565

Also known as Justinian the Great, Justinian I was the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565. Even though he came from a peasant family, he was well educated in jurisprudence, theology, and Roman history. As emperor, he was known to be highly energetic and ambitious. He brought about several judicial reforms in his kingdom.

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Ptolemy I Soter
(Macedonian General)

Ptolemy I Soter
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Birthdate: 0367 BC
Birthplace: Macedon
Died: 0283 BC

Ptolemy I Soter was a trusted companion of Alexander the Great of the Kingdom of Macedon. He later became the pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt and was the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty. He turned Egypt into a Hellenistic kingdom and Alexandria into a center of Greek culture. He is also credited to have built the Library of Alexandria.

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 4 
Cassander
(King of Macedonia (305 – 297 BC))

Cassander
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Birthdate: 0355 AD
Birthplace: Macedonia
Died: 0297 AD

Justin I
3
Birthdate: February 2, 0450
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bederiana, near Scupi
Died: August 1, 0527

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Antipater
(Regent of Macedonia (334–23))

Antipater
2
Birthdate: 0400 AD
Birthplace: Macedonia
Died: 0319 AD

 7 
Alexander I of Macedon
(King of Macedon From 498 BC Until His Death in 454 BC)

Alexander I of Macedon
2
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 0454 AD
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Philip V of Macedon
(King of Macedonia from 221 to 179 BC)

Philip V of Macedon
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Birthdate: 0238 AD
Birthplace: Pella, Macedonia
Died: 0179 AD

 9 
Theodahad
(King)

Theodahad
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Birthdate: 0480 AD
Died: 0536 AD

Antigonus III Doson
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Birthdate: 0263 BC
Died: 0221 BC