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Why is he important?

He fought many battles and his conquers had long lasting effects on the cultures of Asia and Greece.

What did he do to contribute to society?

His conquests spread Greek idea, architecture, and culture throughout the lands he conquered in Asia. In turn ideas and culture from Asia influenced Greece.

6 interesting facts

His mother told her son that he was a descendant of the greek warrior Achillies.

He died at 32.

When he became king he was only 20.

Alexanders generals fought each other for control of the empire.

All of Greece was absorbed into the Roman Empire.

The empire was soon broken into several states.