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Also known as Alexander III or Alexander of Macedonia, is widely regarded as one of the finest generals in history. He showed unusual versatility both in combining different arms and in adapting his tactics to defying opponents. Alexander’s short reign marks a decisive moment in the history of Europe and Asia. His expeditions and personal interest in scientific investigation brought many advances in the knowledge of geography and natural history.