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  2. Alexander (2004) - IMDb

    Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. Director Oliver Stone Writers Oliver Stone Christopher Kyle Laeta Kalogridis Stars Colin Farrell Anthony Hopkins Rosario Dawson See production, box office & company info Watch on Prime Video rent/buy from $2.99

  3. Alexander - Wikipedia

    Alexander is a male given name. The most prominent bearer of the name is Alexander the Great, the king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia who created one of the largest empires in ancient history. [1] Variants listed here are Aleksandar, Aleksander and Aleksandr.

  4. Alexander - Rotten Tomatoes

    Though Alexander is emotionally and intellectually incoherent, it's the work of a first-rate filmmaker who creates unforgettable images...could any contemporary actor fill Alexander's...

  5. Alexander the Great | Biography, Empire, Death, & Facts

    Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, (born 356 bce, Pella, Macedonia [northwest of Thessaloníki, Greece]—died June 13, 323 bce, Babylon [near Al-Ḥillah, Iraq]), king of Macedonia (336–323 bce), who overthrew the Persian empire, carried Macedonian arms to India, and laid the foundations for the Hellenistic world of territorial kingdoms.

  6. Alexander the Great: Empire & Death | HISTORY - HISTORY

    Alexander was just 16 when Philip went off to battle and left his son in charge of Macedonia. In 338 B.C., Alexander saw the opportunity to prove his military worth and led a cavalry against...

  7. Alexander: Name Meaning, Origin, Popularity - Verywell Family

    Origin: The name Alexander is the Latin form of the Greek name Alexandros. Its meaning is derived from the components alexo (I defend) and aner (man). Gender: Alexander is frequently used as a boy name. The feminine alternative, Alexandra, is commonly used for girls. Pronunciation: ah-lex-zan-der

  8. Alexander (2004 film) - Wikipedia

    Alexander is a 2004 historical drama epic film based on the life of the ancient Macedonian general and king Alexander the Great. It was directed by Oliver Stone and starred Colin Farrell. The film's original screenplay derived in part from the book Alexander the Great, published in 1973 by the University of Oxford historian Robin Lane Fox. After release, while it performed well in Europe, the American critical reaction was negative.

  9. Alexander the Great | National Geographic Society

    Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia is known as one of the greatest generals in all history. Alexander was born in 356 B.C.E. in Pella, Macedonia, to King Philip II. As a young boy, Alexander was taught to read, write, and play the lyre. He developed a life-long love of reading and music.

  10. 8 Surprising Facts about Alexander the Great - HISTORY

    Alexander the Great’s military tactics and strategies are still studied in military academies today. From his first victory at age 18, Alexander gained a reputation of leading his men to battle...

  11. Alexander the Great—facts and information - Culture

    The vast Eurasian empire that Alexander the Great (356–323 B.C.) forged was not long-lasting, but his heroic deeds were legendary. Alexander was the son of King Philip II of Macedonia, a realm...