Namesakes for Aleksandr

Nobel Prize Winners: 1 literature, 1 physics
      (physics) Alexander Prokhorov (a.k.a. Aleksandr)   1964  
      (literature) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn   1970  
Notable Athletes: 4 soccer
      (soccer) Aleksandr Kerzhakov   1982-  
      (soccer) Aleksandr Samedov   1984-  
      (soccer) Aleksandr Kokorin   1991-  
      (soccer) Aleksandr Golovin   1996-  
Notable Writers: 1 poet
      Aleksandr Pushkin   1799-1837  
Olympic Medalists: 10 bronze, 9 silver, 6 gold, 3 bronze/gold, 3 silver/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
      (bronze) Aleksandr Anufriyev   1952   10000 m  
      (silver) Aleksandr Moiseyev   1952   basketball  
      (silver) Aleksandr Petrov   1960; 1964   basketball  
      (silver) Aleksandr Travin   1964   basketball  
      (silver/gold) Aleksandr Shidlovsky   1968; 1972   water polo  
      (silver/gold) Aleksandr Dolgushin   1968; 1972   water polo  
      (gold) Aleksandr Dreval   1972   water polo  
      (gold) Aleksandr Boloshev   1972   basketball  
      (gold) Aleksandr Kabanov   1972; 1980   water polo  
      (silver) Aleksandr Kornelyuk   1972   4x100 m relay  
      (gold/bronze) Aleksandr Belov   1972; 1976   basketball  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Salnikov   1976; 1980   basketball  
      (bronze/gold) Aleksandr Aksinin   1976; 1980   4x100 m relay  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Kosenkov   1976   diving - springboard  
      (bronze/silver) Aleksandr Baryshnikov   1976; 1980   shot put  
      (silver) Aleksandr Makarov   1980   javelin throw  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Puchkov   1980   110 m hurdles  
      (bronze/gold) Oleksandr Belostenny (a.k.a. Aleksandr)   1980; 1988   basketball  
      (gold) Aleksandr Portnov   1980   diving - springboard  
      (silver) Aleksandr Chayev   1980   swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Kovalenko   1988   triple jump  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Kolotov   1988; 1992   water polo  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Ogorodnikov   1992   water polo  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Chigir   1992   water polo  
      (silver/gold) Aleksandr Popov   1992; 1996; 2000   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle; swimming - 100 m freestyle  
      (silver/bronze) Aleksandr Yeryshov   2000; 2004   water polo  
      (silver) Aleksandr Dobroskok   2000   diving - synchronized springboard  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Fyodorov   2004   water polo  
      (bronze/gold) Aleksandr Volkov   2008; 2012   volleyball  
      (silver) Aleksandr Sukhorukov   2008   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
      (gold) Aleksandr Sokolov   2012   volleyball  
      (gold) Aleksandr Butko   2012   volleyball  
      (bronze) Aleksandr Kazakevič   2012   Greco-Roman wrestling  
      (silver) Aleksandr Ivanov   2012   weightlifting  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 3 tsars, 1 duke
      Duke Aleksandr Nevskiy   1252-1263  
      Tsar Aleksandr I   1801-1825  
      Tsar Aleksandr II   1855-1881  
      Tsar Aleksandr III   1881-1894