Bust of Alexander the Great. After the death of Alexander the Great, his large Empire was left with no heir to the throne and so his strongest generals divided the Empire into kingdoms. This marks the beginning of the Hellenistic Period.
Alexander The Great was known as one of the most important and successful leaders of all time. His reign started in Macedonia , Greece , and stretched all the way to the Himalayas. He was also a very powerful military leader, and never lost a battle.