Top 20 Alexander The Great Interesting Facts

He is also known as Alexander III and Alexander Macedonian. Alexander. When was alexander the great born? The Great was born in 356 BC. Alexander's father's name was Philip. By his death, he had conquered every land that the ancient Greeks knew. This is the reason why he is called the global winner.

He conquered areas up to Iran, Syria, Egypt, Massopotamia, Finland, Judea, Gaza, Bactria, and Punjab in India. He is called Askender-i-Maqduni (Alexander of Macedonia) in Persian and Alexander the Great in Hindi. So in today's article, we will learn learn interesting facts about Alexander the great empire. Also about alexander the great movie, young Alexander the great and how alexander the great died.

Starting Life Of Alexander The Great

Alexander was born on 20 July 356 BC in "Pella", the capital of ancient Napoleon. Alexander was the son of Philip II, king of Macedonia and Olympia, and his mother, Princess Olympus of its neighboring kingdom Epirus. Alexander's maternal grandfather was King Neoptolemus.$ads={1}

Alexander also had a sister, both of whom were raised in the royal court of Pella. He had seen his father most of the time engaged in military operations or post-marital relationships, but his mother had taken great care in raising Alexander and his sister.

Young Alexander The Great

At the age of 12, Alexander had learned horse riding very well and showed it to his father when Alexander overpowered a trained horse Beusefellas, which no one else could control. On this, Philip said to his son, "My son you should look at yourself and this great empire, the kingdom of Macedonia is very small in front of you, you have immense talent.

Alexander rode the Busefels in many wars of his life, and that horse remained with him until the end. When Philip began to infiltrate Thrace by gathering his vast Macedonian army in 340 BCE, he left his 16-year-old son Alexander to rule the state of Macedonia, this shows that at such a young age How responsible Alexander was perceived.
After this, when Alexander became king, he conquered the world and won all the wars one after the other.

Alexander The Great Movie

Alexander is a historical movie. this film is released in 2004. It is based on the life of King Alexander the Great and Macedonian Greek General. This film is starred Colin Farrell and directed by Oliver Stone. It grossed $ 167 million worldwide with a budget of $ 155 million.

Alexander The Great Facts

1. We have all heard that Alexander had conquered half the world, but the truth is that he could win only 5 percent of the earth.

2. Alexander was taught by the great philosopher Aristotle until he was 16 years old.

3. Alexander was awarded the title of The Great Alexander for his impressive contribution as military commander.

4. It is said that he was the great Aristotle who aroused Alexander's dream of conquering the whole world.

5. It is reported that Alexander had a disease in which he feared a cat. This disease is called Ailurophobia. Let us tell you that this disease has been lived by many great rulers including Napoleon, Mussolini, Hitler.

6. It is reported that Alexander married three times, and first married a woman named Roxana. It was a love marriage, the second marriage was to a woman named Strayer and his third marriage to a woman named Partsatis, all these marriages were done for political gain.

7. It is said that once Alexander had organized a drinking competition, in this competition, 42 people were killed due to drinking only.

8. After defeating the Parsi community, Alexander had two more weddings and after that he started wearing the same clothes.

9. Alexander was not happy with his life and was therefore stressed and for this reason he was considered a cruel dictator.

10. Alexander had discovered 70 cities throughout his life, of which he named 20 cities after himself and one city after his horse.

11. Alexander's dead body was placed in a gold coffin.

12. Alexander, who saw the dream of ruling over the whole world, did not dare to raise his eyes towards Sparta.

13 . Alexander, the great storyteller of Greece, was greatly influenced by the epic "Illiad" written by Homer and he always kept this book with him.

14.  Alexander had a special attachment to his horse, so much so that after the name of his horse Bucephalous had named a city in Pakistan. There is a difference of opinion among historians about the actual location of this city, but it is confirmed that this city was on the banks of the Jhelum River in the present day Pakistan.

15. Alexander, in his last will, expressed his desire to establish a continent where people had a sense of love and harmony.

16. Once Alexander asked the sage to know the future (showing his hands) related to his conquest of India, the sage immediately said that the future emperor of India (pointing to Chandragupta) is sitting in front of you. At this, Alexander invited Chandragupta to his camp under a mechanism. It was at this time that Chandragupta first met Helena (Cornelia), the daughter of Salucus.
Where Alexander played polo with Chandragupta in which Alexander ordered Chandragupta to be killed after Alexander was defeated. But Chandragupta escaped from there.

17. Alexander had only one war on Indian land with King Parvateshwar (Porus) of Punjab. In which Chandragupta Maurya participated on behalf of Porus as the commander of the army of the Malava Republic, because Chandragupta was unhappy with the Emperor of Magadha not helping Porus.

18. How did Alexander the Great lose? The most important role in stopping his conquering chariot was that of King Puru of India (whom the historians have referred to Porus) and the territorial chieftains of India, who aroused terror in India on the strength of his might in Alexander's army. Defeated and forced him to return from India. Later he returned fearing the huge army of Magadha.

19. How old was Alexander the great when he died? 33 years old Alexander the great died in 323 BC due to fever and lacquer. The cause of Alexander the great death remains a mystery in history because many believe that Alexander died by the arrow of Porus' army.

20. Alexander the grea tomb: 600 years after his death, Alexander's tomb was like a pilgrimage site. Kings and commoners used to go there from far and wide. Warriors such as Julius Caesar, Mark Anthony also visited Alexander's tomb, but in the early fourth century Alexander's tomb went missing, how no one knows. $ads={2}


Frequently asked questions about Alexander the great

1. Where was Alexander the great from?
Ans: Alexander the greate was from Macedonia.

2. What are some interesting facts about Alexander the Great?
Ans: All interesting facts about Alexander the Great are give above.

3. How tall was Alexander the Great?
Ans: Alexander was only 5 feet.

4. How many battles did Alexander the Great win?
Ans: He won 20 major battles with 20-0 record.

6. Was Alexander the Great 7 feet tall?
Ans: No, he was only 5 feet as the average Greece of Era.

8. What was Alexander's greatest battle?
Ans: Alexander's greatest battle was with King Porus on the banks of the river Jhelum. Porus was the king of Punjab in India. This war is also called "Battle of Teesta" and "Battle of Headspes".

9. How many places did Alexander the Great conquer?
Ans: He conquered areas up to Iran, Syria, Egypt, Massopotamia, Finland, Judea, Gaza, Bactria, and Punjab in India. He is called Askender-i-Maqduni (Alexander of Macedonia) in Persian and Alexander the Great in Hindi.
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10. What was the last battle of Alexander the Great?

Ans: The last major battle fought by Alexander was Hydaspes, which was fought with King Porus of Punjab.

11.  Which river did Alexander not cross?
Ans: After the battle pf Hydaspesm Alexander's army did'n cross the river Jhelam in India.

12. Did Alexander the Great lose in India?
Ans: The name of Puru is written by Greek historians 'Porus'. Plutarch, who wrote the history objectively, wrote that Alexander could not stay in front of the 20,000 army of Emperor Puru. Further, the Great Emperor Dhanananda of Magadh, the world's greatest capital, was prepared to welcome him with an army of 3,50,000 consisting of 80,000 cavalry, 80,000 war chariots and 70,000 destroyer elephants. His cruel soldiers used to cut the enemy's soldiers like chicken.

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