Macedonian king Alexander the great (356-323 B.C.) was born to King Philip II and Queen Olympia. taught by Aristotle, the aristocrat took charge of the Companion Cavalry at age 18 and power-assisted his father in defeating many wars at Chaeronea.
After the death of his father, Alexander gained the support of the Macedonian Army and killed his enemies to become king and leader of the Corinthian League. Alexander went on become king of Persia and Egypt, his kingdom starting from the Mediterranean to the border of India. Here few astonishing facts about Alexender you need to know about
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