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Alexander's death was not unpredictable: he suffered repeated wounds during his lifetime, and more than one brought him near death; he drank too much; he developed a fever, during which he continued to drink too much; he believed he was a god; he disregarded his doctor's counsel; he was faced with huge problems which he planned to evade by going on campaign ... As a final act of irresponsibility, when asked to whom he would leave his kingdom, he is said to have replied: 'to the strongest', and then, 'I foresee a great funeral contest over me'. - Publisher. �Read more...
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John Grainger (c. 1803 – 5 December 1872) was an English real estate investor and member of the South Australian Legislative Council from February 1851 to December 1854.
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