Alexander I of Macedon

Alexander I of Macedon (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μακεδών), known with the title Philhellene (Greek: φιλέλλην, literally "fond/lover of the Greeks", and in this context "Greek patriot"[1]) was the ruler of the ancient Kingdom of Macedon from c. 498 BC until his death in 454 BC. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Alcetas II.

Alexander I
Vassal of Achaemenid Persia
Subordinate King to Achaemenid Persia
Coin from the end of the reign of Alexander I, struck circa 460-450 BC. Young male head right, wearing petasos.
King of Macedon
Reign498–454 BC
PredecessorAmyntas I
Successor
Spouseunknown
IssueAlcetas II
Perdiccas II
Philip
Menelaus
Amyntas
Stratonice
HouseMacedon (Ancient Greece)
DynastyArgead
FatherAmyntas I
MotherQueen Eurydice
ReligionAncient Greek religion

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