Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Alexander IV

Alexander IV

Macedonian Dynasty

The son of Alexander the Great by his Bactrian wife Roxane, Alexander IV nominally succeeded the simple-minded Philip Arrhidaeus. He is shown as reigning as King of Egypt until 305 BC, when Ptolemy seized control of the Kingdom. In fact he was murdered in 311 BC, together with his mother.

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Last Updated: June 21st, 2011