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Alexander the Great
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Quoted by Plutarch in Life of Alexander from Plutarch's Lives as translated by John Dryden (1683)
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I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.  - Alexander the Great
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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Leader

Bio: Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.

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