54,387 total votes
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, until by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching...

... more on Wikipedia

Alexander the Great is ranked on...

#1 of 193 The Most Important Military Leaders in World History 51.5k votes Military history has a few figures who didn't just win battles or campaigns, but changed the world and the destiny of their ...
#83 of 1,298 The Greatest Minds of All Time 451.5k votes List of the Greatest Minds of All Time, throughout history. This list represents the most influential thinkers across variou...
#10 of 2,647 The Most Influential People of All Time 1.6M votes This is a list of the most influential people of all of human history. This means that the individuals on this list have had...
#4 of 382 The Most Important Leaders in World History 576.5k votes For good or for bad, our leaders can be powerful forces for change in the world. But who are the most impaction people to ev...
#8 of 580 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person 392.5k votes These are the famous folks it would be most exciting to meet in person, as ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Some of the be...
#2 of 19 19 Things People Accomplished When They Were Teenagers 1.0k votes Ah, the teenage years! A time when most of us were stressing over prom dates or searching the drug store for the right acne ...
#24 of 89 Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead 39.7k votes Throughout the course of history, the human race has produced some truly remarkable individuals - individuals who, sadly, ha...
52 Famous People with Epilepsy 358.7k views List of famous people with epilepsy, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Epilepsy is a common set of neurological disorde...
#51 of 87 People Who Made the World a Better Place 45.6k votes This is a list of famous people who helped heal the world. Some people have been acknowledged for their efforts with No...
340+ Uncircumcised Celebrities 1.2M views A list of famous man who are not circumcised. Originally the practice of ancient religions and cults, circumcision regained ...
Historical Figures That Hollywood Got Wrong 265.9k views Everyone loves a good historical drama. While a different one takes the Oscars by storm every year, that doesn't mean Hollyw...
Famous People Named Alexander 4.8k views List of famous people named Alexander, along with photos. How many celebrities named Alex can you think of? The famous Alexa...
26 Intimidating World Leaders Who You Never Realized Were Super Short 1.9k views While they may tower over peoples' daily lives, many world leaders actually come up a bit short when it comes to height. In ...
Historical Figures Who Show Up In The Fate Series 1.9k views The entire Fate franchise is filled with unique characters inspired by historical, mythical, and real-world figures who...

Alexander the Great is also found on...

Famous People Who Died Young Famous Gay Men: List of Gay Men Throughout History List of Famous Monarchs Famous Male Monarchs The 70 Most Notable Left Handed People Famous Left Handed People Famous People Who Died in Iraq