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Alexander I 1

1777-1825.
Czar of Russia (1801-1825) whose plans to liberalize his country's government were forestalled by wars with Napoleon I.

Alexander I 2

Originally Alexander O·bre·no·vić  (ō-brĕn′ə-vĭch′) 1876-1903.
King of Serbia (1889-1903) whose efforts to increase his power at the expense of the national assembly led to his assassination.

Alexander I 3

1888-1934.
King of Yugoslavia (1921-1934) who unified the peoples of Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia (1929) and was assassinated by Croatian separatists.
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Alexander I

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1. (Biography) c. 1080–1124, king of Scotland (1107–24), son of Malcolm III
2. (Biography) 1777–1825, tsar of Russia (1801–25), who helped defeat Napoleon and formed the Holy Alliance (1815)
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Noun1.Alexander I - the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)Alexander I - the czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
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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