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Alexander II

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noun

died 1073, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1061–1073.
Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1818–81, czar of Russia 1855–81.

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Alexander II

noun

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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