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Hellenistic marble bust of Lysimachus at the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, dated circa 300 BC.
King of Thrace
Reign 306–281 BC
Predecessor Alexander IV
Successor Ptolemy Keraunos
King of Asia Minor
Reign 301–281 BC
Predecessor Antigonus I Monophthalmus
Successor Seleucus I Nicator
King of Macedon
with Pyrrhus of Epirus
Reign 288–281 BC
Predecessor Demetrius I Poliorcetes
Successor Ptolemy Keraunos
Born c. 360 BC
Crannon or Pella
Died February 281 BC (aged approximately 79)
Corupedium, near Sardis
Burial Lysimachia, Thrace
  • Nicaea
  • Amastris
  • Arsinoe
Among others
  • Agathocles
  • Ptolemy
  • Alexander
Father Agathocles

Lysimachus ( Greek: Λυσίμαχος, Lysimachos; c. 360 BC – 281 BC) was a Macedonian officer and diadochus (i.e. "successor") of Alexander the Great, who became a basileus ("King") in 306 BC, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedon.

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