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19 FACTS ABOUT ALEXANDER THE GREAT

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Alexander III of Macedon (20 july 356 BC - 10 june 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander The Great was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a Arged dynasty. He was undefeated in battle and widely considered one of history's most successful military commanders. So We concluded some most amazing facts about ALEXANDER THE GREAT.

Here are the 19 interesting facts about ALEXANDER THE GREAT.

Alexander The Great never lost a battle

In 15 years of conquest, Alexander The Great never lost a battle.

Alexander the Great washed his hair in saffron

Alexander the Great washed his hair in saffron to keep it shiny and orange.

Alexander the Great was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16

Alexander the Great was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16.

alexander the great reign by eliminating potential rivals to the throne

Alexander The Great began his reign by eliminating potential rivals to the throne, including his cousin, the former Amyntas IV, who was executed.

Alexander The Great's body

Alexander The Great's body was laid in a gold anthropoid sarcophagus that was filled with honey, which was in turn placed in a gold casket.

Alexander the Great married three times

Alexander the Great married three times: Roxana, out of love; and the Persian princesses Stateira II and Parysatis II, for political reasons.

Alexander the Great's army

Alexander the Great's army conquered the world while wearing armor made of linen that could stop any arrow made at the time.

driinking at the time of alexander the great

Alexander the Great once held a drinking contest among his soldiers. When it was over, 42 people had died from alcohol poisoning.

facts about alexander the great

Alexander the Great was simultaneously the King of Macedonia, Pharaoh of Egypt, King of Persia, and King of Asia.

alexander the great fear from cats

Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Mussolini and Hitler, all suffered from ailurophobia, the fear of cats.

cities founded by alexander the great

Alexander the Great founded 70 cities, naming at least 20 after himself and one after his horse.

alexander the great persians wives

After defeating the Persians, Alexander The Great started dressing like them and took two Persian wives.

alexander the great is king at the age of 20

Alexander The Great succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne of Macedonia at the age of 20.

alexander the greathave blue and black eyes

Alexander the Great had heterochromia iridium: one of his eyes was blue and the other was brown.

Alexander The Great may have been bisexual

Alexander The Great may have been bisexual, which in his time was not controversial.

Alexander The Great died in babylon

Alexander The Great died in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II, in Babylon, at age 32. He was a king for just 12 years.

alexander the great was a great military commander

Alexander earned the epithet "the Great" due to his unparalleled success as a military commander.

Fidel Castro's

Three of Fidel Castro's sons are named after Alexander the Great: Alexis, Alejandro, and Alexander.

Asia and Europe at the time of alexander the great

Alexander The Great's testament called for a transplant of populations from Asia and Europe to "bring the largest continent to common unity and to friendship by means of intermarriage and family ties."

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