Alexander the son of the Macedonian King Phillip II was one of the world’s greatest rulers in ancient history

Alexander the son of the Macedonian King Phillip II was one of the world’s greatest rulers in ancient history. He became king at the age of twenty soon after the assassination of his father and during this time he was faced with a whole series of dangers such as rebellion of Thessaly. Alexander was capable of dealing with this swiftly and continued with his father’s idea of conquering the Persian Empire. To achieve this Alexander went through many series of battles where he was undefeatable, not only was he a military genius but he also had a natural talent in politics where he was able to forge his own empire. His superb achievements led him to the title “Alexander the Great”