Alexander the Great Timeline 1

Macedonian Rulers

Amyntas I

498 BCE

Start date of rule unknown.

Alexander I

498 BCE - 454 BCE

Perdiccas II

454 BCE - 413 BCE

Archelaus

413 BCE - 399 BCE

Orestes

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Aeropus II

398 BCE - 395 BCE

Amyntas II

395 BCE - 394 BCE

Amyntas III

393 BCE - 370 BCE

Alexander II

370 BCE - 367 BCE

Ptolemy

367 BCE - 365 BCE

Perdiccas III

365 BCE - 359 BCE

Philip II

359 BCE - 336 BCE

Alexander's father.

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Persian Rulers

Cyrus the Great

559 BCE - 530 BCE

Cambyses II

530 BCE - 522 BCE

Bardiya

522 BCE

Darius I

522 BCE - 486 BCE

Xerxes I

486 BCE - 465 BCE

Artaxerxes I

465 BCE - 424 BCE

Xerxes II

424 BCE

Darius II

424 BCE - 404 BCE

Artaxerxes II

404 BCE - 359 BCE

Artaxerxes III

359 BCE - 338 BCE

Artaxerxes IV

338 BCE - 336 BCE

Darius III

336 BCE - 330 BCE

Events

Cyrus the Great becomes king of Persia

559 BCE

First Persian invasion of Greece

490 BCE

Battle of Marathon

490 BCE

Battle of Thermopylae

480 BCE

Second Persian invasion of Greece

480 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Philip ascends to throne of Macedonia

359 BCE

Birth of Alexander

356 BCE

Alexander in exile

338 BCE - 336 BCE

Alexander becomes king of Macedonia

336 BCE

Danube Campaign

335 BCE

Asian Campaign

334 BCE - 324 BCE

Death of Alexander

323 BCE