Alexander III


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Alexander III

Known as "Alexander the Great." 356-323 bc.
King of Macedon (336-323) and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia. His reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age.

Alexander III

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1. (Biography) 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son of Alexander II
2. (Biography) original name Orlando Bandinelli. died 1181, pope (1159–81), who excommunicated Barbarossa
3. (Biography) 1845–94, tsar of Russia (1881–94), son of Alexander II
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Noun1.Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
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A general glance at the picture could never suggest that there was a hair trunk in it; the Hair Trunk is not mentioned in the title even--which is, "Pope Alexander III.
In 1909 one of his rare monumental bronzes, an equestrian statue of Alexander III, was unveiled in St Petersburg and caused much debate since no effort had been made to disguise the late tsar's corpulent frame.
Greece has opposed the name ever since, saying its region has been named Macedonia since Alexander the Great - also known as Alexander III of Macedon - ruled from 336 BC, the report said.
The latter was once concealed at the centre of the so-called Diamond Trellis Egg, commissioned by Czar Alexander III as a gift for his wife, Empress Maria Feodorovna, in 1892.
Electronic auction: conducting historical and cultural expertise to clarify the boundaries of the territory and determine the parameters of adaptation of the cultural heritage site of regional significance "the house of charity of the insane emperor alexander iii (complex with the territory, the park)"
As a youth, he was at the Winter Palace when Alexander III arrived to take the place of his assassinated father.
Alexander III of Russia once stated famously that Russia has only two allies: the army and the navy.
The revolutionaries, who included future Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin's older brother Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866-87), planned to mark the anniversary of Alexander II's death by blowing up Tsar Alexander III (1845-94) and his family as they went to a commemorative service.
But with assassination of Tsar Alexander II and the establishment of state anti-Semitism under Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas 11, the policy toward Jews drastically changed from rapprochement of Jews with the gentile population to their isolation and intensified discrimination.
6 Over time Easter eggs became more and more elaborately decorated, most famously by Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge, creator of the priceless Faberge eggs as Easter gifts for Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II.
Count Sergei Witte, minister of transport, wanted rapid industrialisation in Russia, so he persuaded Czar Alexander III to make his heir, the future Nicholas II, chairman of a Siberian Railway Committee.
Then the Greek conqueror, Alexander the Great, whose actual name was Alexander III of Macedon, visited the city in 333 bce.