Alexander the Great was a Greek king (basileus) of Macedon who created one of the largest empires in ancient history. Napoleon Bonaparte, later known as Napoleon I, and previously Napoleone di Buonaparte, was a military and political leader of France whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century.

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Predecessor Philip II of Macedon French Consulate Himself as First Consul of the French First Republic. Previous ruling monarch was Louis XVI as King of the French (1791-1792)
Successor Alexander IV of Macedon Philip III of Macedon Louis XVIII (de jure in 1814; as legitimate monarch in 1815) Napoleon II (according to his father's will of 1815)
Wives Roxana of Bactria; Stateira of Persia Joséphine de Beauharnais; Marie Louise of Austria
Offspring Alexander IV of Macedon Napolean II of France
Father Philip II of Macedon Carlo Buonaparte
Mother Olympias of Epirus Letizia Ramolino
Reign 336–323 BC 18 May 1804 – 11 April 1814 20 March 1815 – 22 June 1815
Born 20 or 21 July 356 BC 15 August 1769
Died 10 or 11 June 323 BC (aged 32) 5 May 1821 (aged 51)
Place of birth Pella, Macedon Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Place of death Babylon Longwood, Saint Helena, British Empire
Full name Alexander III of Macedon Napoléon Bonaparte


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