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He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

But at the same time, he grew sadder and more bad-tempered. When his dear friend Hephaestion died, Alexander wept for many days. , Alexander fell ill. His many war wounds had left him weak, and his doctors knew that he was dying. His old army friends begged to see him one last time. As they filed past his bed, Alexander could no longer speak or move. Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history.

Soon afterward, he was dead. 31 Alexander was just 32 years old when he died. He is remembered as a heroic leader and the greatest general in history. But he also changed the world. By his conquests, he brought East and West together for the very first time.

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