died 1073, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1061–1073.
(Aleksandr Nikolaevich) 1818–81, czar of Russia 1855–81.
Alexander (Aleksandr Nikolaevich) 1899–1977, Russian pianist and composer, in the U.S.
his father, Nicholas (Nikolai Nickolaevich) 1873–1945, Russian composer and conductor.
1198–1249, king of Scotland (1214–49), son of William (the Lion)
1818–81, tsar of Russia (1855–81), son of Nicholas I, who emancipated the serfs (1861). He was assassinated by the Nihilists
- Alexander nevski
(Aleksandr Nevski) 1220?–63, Russian prince, national hero, and saint. Alexander, . Historical Examples It belonged to Alexander Nevski, who at his death left it to his son Daniel. The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A. He succeeded as grand duke in 1236, when he left his son Alexander Nevski as duke in Novgorod. The […]
- Alexander iii
died 1181, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1159–81. (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich) 1845–94, czar of Russia 1881–94. Historical Examples Alexander III was of powerful build and possessed unusual strength. The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A. noun 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son of Alexander II original name Orlando Bandinelli. died 1181, pope (1159–81), who excommunicated Barbarossa 1845–94, […]
the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany. Compare (def 3). of or relating to Alemannic or the Alemanni. noun the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed See also Old High German adjective of […]
Jean Le Rond [zhahn luh rawn] /ʒɑ̃ lə ˈrɔ̃/ (Show IPA), 1717?–83, French mathematician, philosopher, and writer: associate of Diderot. Historical Examples At sixteen he maintained a mathematical thesis in the presence of alembert. A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations Joseph Mazzini Wheeler Diderot projected the famous Encyclopédie, which he edited […]