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Alexander-The Great was the disciple of Aristotle and a conqueror of vast territories of land that stretched from West to East that entailed millions of subjects. The success and glory that he was able to attain at such a young age was truly awe-inspiring. He was the commander of a massive army which involved multiple extremely talented and experienced generals – all of whom served and obeyed their leader to the greatest extent.
His death occurred at the age of 32 and there are various causes linked to it. However, legend has it that the final three wishes that Alexander made on his deathbed in the presence of his generals were utmost peculiar as they certainly left the men present by his side during his final hours in a state of bewilderment.
On his deathbed, Alexander-The Great summoned his top generals and disclosed his three final wishes. He told them that:
Puzzled by the leader’s extremely odd series of final requests, the generals pleaded Alexander to be informed of the reasons behind making such bizarre demands. Alexander responded by giving clarification over each of his three wishes:
Regardless of whatever one’s beliefs are (and whether this story is any bit true or not), there still is a pretty important message given here: live life to its fullest but always be prepared to face your certain demise as there is no escaping that.