King Alexander was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia in July 356 BC. His parents were Philip II of Macedon and his wife Olympias. Alexander was educated by the philosopher Aristotle. He was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history's greatest military minds who—as King of Macedonia and Persia—established the largest empire the ancient world had ever seen.
When baby ALexander was born in Pella on July 356 B.C
After three years King Alexander returned to Macedonia,Alexander soon had the opportunity to prove his strength in battle, as he subdued rebellions and contributed to his father's famous victory over Athens and Thebes at Chaeronea. But when Philip divorced Olympias and married Cleopatra.
Alexander began to fear that his father was looking for a new heir, and the father and son had a falling out.