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Eumenes of Cardia
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Eumenes of Cardia, late 17th century print.
Born Cardia (in the Thracian Chersonese)
Died Gabiene (in Persia)
Allegiance Macedonian Empire
Years of service fl. 362 – 316 BC
Rank Personal secretary of Alexander the Great
General
Satrap of Cappadocia and Paphlagonia
Battles/wars Wars of Alexander the Great (336 - 323 BC)
First Diadochi War (322-320 BC)
Battle of the Hellespont (321 BC)
Battle of Orkynia (319 BC)
Second Diadochi War (318-315 BC)
Battle of Paraitakene (316 BC)
Battle of Gabiene (315 BC)
Spouse(s) Artonis, daughter of Achaemenid satrap Artabazus II

Eumenes ( Greek: Εὐμένης; c. 362 – 316 BC) was a Greek general and satrap. He participated in the Wars of Alexander the Great serving as both Alexander’s personal secretary and as a battlefield commander. He later was a participant in the Wars of the Diadochi as a supporter of the Macedonian Argead royal house. He was executed after the Battle of Gabiene in 316 BC.

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