Alexander the Great was tutored by a number of different people and teachers. The most famous tutor of Alexander the Great was Aristotle, who Aristotle was born in 384 BCE in Stageira, Chalcidice. He was the son of Nicomachus, a physician to Amyntas III of Macedon. Aristotle was educated at the court of Philip II and Alexander the Great.
In 343 BCE, Aristotle left Athens to return to Macedon and tutor Alexander the Great. He taught Alexander for three years before returning to Athens in 339 BCE where he founded his own school known as “The Lyceum” (later known as “The Peripatetic School”).
He also tutored Alexander in public speaking skills, which helped Alexander become a great leader in both war and peace.
Aristotle wrote many treatises on a variety of subjects. His works include: Physics; On Generation and Corruption; Meteorology; On the Heavens; On Sense Perception; On Memory and Recollection; On Sleep and Dreams; On Prophesying by Dreams; On Length and Shortness of Life; The Art of Rhetoric; Nicomachean Ethics; Politics; Metaphysics.
Pericles was also Alexander the Great’s tutor. He was a famous Athenian statesman and general who led Athens through a period of unprecedented prosperity, known as the Golden Age of Pericles. Pericles died in 429 BC at the age of 80.