"'The last of the Great Ones,’ the Sikh said with authority, ‘was Sikander Julkarn (Alexander the Great)"
Alexander the Great in India
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Alexander the Great crossed into India in 327 B.C.E.  During his time on the subcontinent, the great Macedonian king was believed to have sought out Brahmins and other spiritual persons to debate with them on philosophical matters.

After fighting a series of battles across India, Alexander and his army returned home in 325 B.C.E.  The military leader remains legendary in India as both a wise philosopher and a fearless conqueror.