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Timeline of Alexander the Great
Updated: 9/24/2020
Timeline of Alexander the Great
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  • July 356 BCE
  • Yeah I heard about that.
  • Did you here that the king had a child?
  • 336 BCE
  • Now that I'm king I can avenge my father.
  • 334 BCE
  • Today is the day we take of the Persian Empire and avenge my father.
  • Born at Pella, Macedonia, to King Philip II andOlympias
  • 331 BCE
  • We won the fight but lost so many soldiers.
  • Did you hear that the king died?
  • Alexander becomes ruler of Macedonia - In 336B.C., Alexander's father Philip was assassinated by hisbodyguard Pausanias. Just 20 years old, Alexanderclaimed the Macedonian throne and killed his rivalsbefore they could challenge his sovereignty.
  • June 11, 323 BCE
  • Yeah but I didn't want to believe it.
  • Wins Battle of the Granicus River against DariusIII of Persia - The first victorious engagement ofAlexander the Great's invasion of the Persian Empireestablished the Macedonians on enemy soil.
  • 322 BCE - 275 BCE
  • Finally the war is over we can live in peace now.
  • Wins Battle of Gaugamela against Darius III - alsocalled Battle of Arbela, (Oct. 1, 331 BCE) battle in whichAlexander the Great completed his conquest of DariusIII's Persian Empire.
  • Dies at Babylon in the palace of NebuchadnezzarII
  • The Wars of the Diadochi, also known as the Warsof Alexander's Successors.
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