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.
Only two items survive in the original; both are mandates of Pope Alexander III to Becket which are now in Lambeth Palace Library.
Just south of Largs lies the site of the Battle of Largs where in 1263 Alexander III defeated the Vikings, ending the Norse invasion of Scotland.
Some pro-government commentators even liken Putin to Russia's autocratic Czar Alexander III, who consolidated control over Central Asia and began industrialization at home.
Czar Alexander III complimented Tchaikovsky on his composition, but audiences weren't sure what to think.
4 percent under Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III, and Nicholas II respectively.
Frederick Barbarossa pledges obedience to Alexander III at Venice.
The tax was due on the death of Alexander III, Emperor of Russia and when the cancellation of his tax bill became public knowledge the whole affair was raised in Parliament.
In 1881, Tsar Alexander III of Russia began slaughtering Jews in one of his country's occasional persecutions, called pogroms.
It was after he had been appointed Jeweller to the Tsar that Faberge suggested to Alexander III that he create an Easter Egg for the Tsarina containing a surprise.
Alexander III was the penultimate monarch of which country?
This does not obviate the fact that Jews (and Poles) were discriminated against both covertly and openly during the reigns of Alexander III and Nicholas li though; and the best Petrovsky-Shtern can manage is a postulate that they were "Equal but Different" (p.