Famous Macedonian Historical Personalities

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 1 Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great.
Famous As: Emperor of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon
Birthdate: July 20, 0356
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pella, Greece
Died: June 10, 0324

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.  

 2 Justinian I

Justinian I.
Famous As: Byzantine Emperor
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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 3 Ptolemy I Soter

Ptolemy I Soter.
Famous As: Macedonian General
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.

 4 Cassander

Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0350 BC
Died: 0297 BC

 5 Justin I

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

 6 Cleopatra of Macedon

Cleopatra of Macedon
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0355 AD
Birthplace: Macedonia
Died: 0308 AD

 7 Antipater

Famous As: Macedonian general
Birthdate: 0397 BC
Died: 0319 BC
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 8 Theodahad

Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0480 AD
Died: 0536 AD

 9 Antigonus III Doson

Antigonus III Doson
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0263 BC
Died: 0221 BC