Alexander III of Macedon / Alexander the Great, succeeded his father at the young age of 20, becoming the King of the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon. He spent most of his years as king conducting military campaigns, particularly against the rival of his life, the Persian king Darius III. By the age of 33, his massive collection of territories stretched from Greece to northwestern India. Many historians consider him to be one of the most successful military commanders in history. But what did he look like? Today we’ll explore his fascinating history and discuss what his true face might have been, before revealing some re-creations of his appearance.