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Who was Alexander the Great's second in command?

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Hephaestion son of Amyntor, a Macedonian aristocrat, is known in history for being Alexander the Great's closest friend, second in command.

Oct 02 2004, 11:51 PM
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Not according to Chambers Biographical Dictionary. According to them, it was Perdiccas (d.321bc.) :"He was second-in-command to Alexander the Great. He was virtually regent of the empire after Alexander's death, but was soon murdered by mutineers from his own army." (p.1446)

Oct 03 2004, 12:01 AM
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