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Argead dynasty was a dynasty of the Macedonian Empire, a kingdom in northern Greece. It began about 700 BC and ended about 309 BC. People of the Agread family were supposedly part of Heracles' family. Famous kings included Philip II of Macedon who joined the Greeks together and Alexander the Great who defeated the Persian Empire and created the Empire of Alexander. The Argead dynasty ended during the wars of the Diadochi when Alexander IV of Macedon and his mother Roxana were murdered.

  • Karanus of Macedon
  • Koinos of Macedon
  • Tyrimmas of Macedon
  • Perdiccas I of Macedon 700-678 BC
  • Argaeus I of Macedon 678-640 BC
  • Philip I of Macedon 640-602 BC
  • Aeropus I of Macedon 602-576 BC
  • Alcetas I of Macedon 576-547 BC
  • Amyntas I of Macedon 547-498 BC
  • Alexander I of Macedon 498-454 BC
  • Perdiccas II of Macedon 454-413 BC
  • Archelaus I of Macedon 413-399 BC
  • Craterus of Macedon 399 BC
  • Orestes of Macedon 399-396 BC
  • Archelaus II of Macedon 396-393 BC
  • Amyntas II of Macedon 393 BC
  • Pausanias of Macedon 393 BC
  • Amyntas III of Macedon 393 BC
  • Argaeus II of Macedon 393-392 BC
  • Amyntas III of Macedon (restored) 392-370 BC
  • Alexander II of Macedon 370-368 BC
  • Ptolemy I of Macedon 368-365 BC
  • Perdiccas III of Macedon 365-359 BC
  • Amyntas IV of Macedon 359 BC
  • Philip II of Macedon 359-336 BC
  • Alexander the Great (Alexander III) 336-323 BC
  • Philip III of Macedon 323-317 BC (supposedly)
  • Alexander IV of Macedon 323-309 BC (supposedly)

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