Dramatic portraits of some of the greatest military and political leaders the world has ever seen, Meticulous historical research high end dramatic reconstruction and location shooting are married together to make seven fast moving historical profiles featuring all the great moments in the lives of the Greatest Heroes in History. Alexander The Great The Macedonian King, unrivalled military genius and conqueror of the Ancient World. Hannibal Hannibal was the son of a Carthaginian general. His highly successful battle strategies are still studied the world over. Julius Caesar The most famous Roman leader of all, conquered more land than any other Roman and had a celebrated love affair with the Egyptian empress Cleopatra. Nelson Nelson's naval career began at the age of 12. His immortalization was guaranteed when he died during his greatest hour at the Battle of Trafalgar. Napoleon The French military genius rose to power during the Revolution, and whose vision of a united Europe may yet triumph over the scepticism of the British. George Washington A conservative landowner who helped transform a bunch of quarrelsome states into a cohesive nation - and drafted the American Constitution. Abraham Lincoln An ambitious intellectual with a common touch, whose commitment to human freedom would define his nation's vision for the 20th century.