Neoptolemus II of Epirus

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Neoptolemus II of Epirus (Greek: Νεοπτόλεμος) (Born[citation needed] 331 BC, ruled[citation needed] 302-297 ВС) was a son of Alexander I of Epirus and Cleopatra of Macedonia.

His maternal grandparents were Philip II of Macedon and Olympias. His maternal uncles included Alexander the Great and Philip III of Macedon. His maternal aunts included Thessalonike and Cynane.

Neoptolemus was killed at the behest of his co-king and relative Pyrrhus.

Preceded by
King of Epirus
302–297 BC
Succeeded by