died 1073, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1061–1073.
Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1818–81, czar of Russia 1855–81.
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
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British Dictionary definitions for alexander ii
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
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