was 33 years of age. He died in Babylon, part of present day Iraq.
was regarded as a military genius, even a godlike figure to his men; he helped
forge an empire stretching from the eastern Mediterranean to India. He never lost
a single battle in his entire life. He would build the largest army the world
has ever seen.
secret of his success was that he had a grasp of advanced military tactics.
8 years of fighting, in 326 BC, his troops were exhausted and refused to go onwards
with him. Alexander then led them home.
reaching Babylon, Alexander started organizing a building project to build a ship
that could sail his troops to Egypt. However he died after an extended banquet
and drinking session.