:) Who was the first king to be called “the Great”?


Answer:  Alexander III, the king of Macedonia (356-323 BC) who overthrew the Persian Empire.


 


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Comments (1)

  1. Kevin Daly says:

    Er, they might be playing a bit loose with the term "facts".

    See for example Sargon of Akkad, known as "The Great", who conquered Sumer and many other places besides, and reigned almost two millennia before Alexander.