Antigonus I Monophthalmus

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Antigonus I Monophthalmus Ἀντίγονος ὁ Μονόφθαλμος
Foonder o the Antigonid dynasty
Antigone le Borgne (pièce).jpg
Coin o Antigonus I Monophthalmus, the Greek inscription reads "ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΟΥ" meanin ([coin] o keeng Antigonus)
Ring306–301 BC
Coronation306 BC, Salamis, Cyprus
SuccessorDemetrius I
Born382 BC
Elimeia, Macedon
Dee'd301 BC (aged 81)
Ipsus, Phrygie
DynastyAntigonid dynasty

Antigonus I Monophthalmus (Ancient Greek: Ἀντίγονος ὁ Μονόφθαλμος, "Antigonus the Ane-eyed", 382–301 BC), son o Philip frae Elimeia, wis a Macedonian nobleman, general, an satrap unner Alexander the Great. During his early life he served unner Philip II, an he wis a major figur in the Wars o the Diadochi efter Alexander's daith, declarin himsel king in 306 BC an establishin the Antigonid dynasty.