Alexander of Macedon, the greatest warrior of all times: did he have seizures?

@article{Hughes2004AlexanderOM,
  title={Alexander of Macedon, the greatest warrior of all times: did he have seizures?},
  author={J. R. Hughes},
  journal={Epilepsy & Behavior},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={765-767}
}
Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) was likely "the most incomparable general the world has ever seen." His name is often listed among the famous individuals in history who have had seizures. Examination of his illnesses reveals that in 333 BC he entered Tarsus, hot and exhausted, and plunged himself into the River Cydnus, ice-cold from melting mountain snows. His cramps were so severe that he was rescued half-conscious and ashen white, and quickly developed acute pneumonia. Only one doctor dared… Expand
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