died 1181, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1159–81.
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1845–94, czar of Russia 1881–94.
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."
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
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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, tsar of Russia (1881–94), son of Alexander II
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