Did Alexander The Great Create History

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Did Alexander the Great create history or was he just carried on by the tide of events, which were already occurring? I believe both helped Alexander attain his goals. He used the rising standard of the Greeks that was already in place, and continued its prosperity. Alexander had great leadership skills, which was able to help in continuation of the expanding Greek empire; the only thing in his way was death. Alexander assumed throne during the rising of Greece, and its expanding culture. When he became king the Persian Empire was already weakening, and the Greeks had become Persian soldiers, traders and doctors. Alexander also had personal trainer (Phillip of Macedon) who helped him set the base of his foundation as king. Phillip habituated
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