Meleager (king)

Meleager of Macedon (Greek: Μελέαγρος) was the brother of Ptolemy Keraunos and son of Ptolemy I Soter and Eurydice. Meleager ruled as King of Macedon during 279 BC for two months until he was compelled by his Macedonian troops to resign his crown.[1]

King of Macedon
Reign279 BC
PredecessorPtolemy Keraunos
SuccessorAntipater II Etesias
Born3rd c. BC
Died3rd c. BC
HousePtolemaic dynasty
FatherPtolemy I Soter
MotherEurydice of Antipatrids


  1. ^ Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v2. p. 1017


  • "The Ancient Library". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. Retrieved November 5, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Preceded by
Ptolemy II Ceraunus
King of Macedon
279 BC
Succeeded by
Antipater II Etesias