Famous Macedonian Military Leaders

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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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Ptolemy I Soter
(Macedonian General)

Ptolemy I Soter
4
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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Parmenion
(Macedonian Military General Who Served Under Alexander The Great and Philip II of Macedon)

Parmenion
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Birthdate: 0400 BC
Birthplace: Macedonia, Greece
Died: 0330 BC

Parmenion was a Macedonian military general who served under Alexander the Great and Philip II of Macedon. Parmenion played an important role in the expansion of Macedonia under Philip II. He also fought alongside Alexander the Great in several battles such as the Battle of the Granicus, Battle of Issus, and Battle of Gaugamela. 

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Craterus
(Macedonian general)

Craterus
2
Birthdate: 0370 BC
Died: 0321 BC