User comments for Alexander (Famous Bearer Only)

The crown prince of the Netherlands is a famous bearer of this name: Willem-Alexander.
― Anonymous User  11/16/2005
This was the first name of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone and teacher of the deaf.
― Anonymous User  12/7/2005
In Sweden the name of the Disney character Gladstone Gander (Donald Duck's lucky cousin) is Alexander Lukas.
― Anonymous User  12/18/2005
This is the formal first name of the fictional character Alexander Joseph Luthor (known simply as Lex Luthor), the nemesis of Superman. I believe that the reason that Alexander was given as first name to Lex Luthor is probably a link to Alexander the Great (at least, the is what seems to be the case in Smallville).
ctjj.stevenson  1/14/2006
The name of the character in Irving Berling's song: Alexander's Ragtime Band.
― Anonymous User  3/8/2006
Alexander Corvinus, in the "Underworld" movies, is the father of Marcus and William, the first vampire and lycan and first true immortal. He doesn't have much of a role in the first but you do meet him in the second.
patchworkgirl  4/11/2006
Alexander is the name of a gasoline company!
― Anonymous User  4/29/2006
A famous bearer I recall for now is Alexander Hamilton. There are also several authors who bear this name.
― Anonymous User  5/7/2006
Sir Alexander Flemming, inventor of penicillin.
Dray  8/22/2006
Greek actor John Anastassakis & Sherry Rooney have son Alexander (born 1984). Brother of Jennifer Anastassakis.
Maggie_Simpson  12/17/2006
Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber have a son Alexander Schreiber, was born 25 July 2007 in L.A.
Karcoolka  7/29/2007
Alexander is the first name of the title character in Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth. I hated that book.
mymymetrocard  3/27/2008
Alexander is also the name of a cocktail made from crème de cacao, sweet cream, and gin or brandy. It's name was originally derived from the given name Alexander.
AndrewJKD  4/13/2008
Alexander William Gaskarth is the lead singer of the Maryland pop-punk band All Time Low.
xKatiex  5/30/2008
Alexander Greenwald of Phantom Planet! Lead singer and guitarist.
― Anonymous User  6/17/2008
In Madeline L'Engle's Time Quartet, the twins are Alexander Murry and Dennys Murry, who are featured prominently in Many Waters. Alexander always goes by the nickname "Sandy".
Veronica_Mignon  8/17/2008
Alexander "Alex" David Turner (born 6 January 1986, Sheffield UK) is an English musician and member of Arctic Monkeys and The Last Shadow Puppets. He is the vocalist and lead guitarist in both bands. He is the main songwriter in the Arctic Monkeys. I love him. ;)
Charlize  8/30/2008
Jeri Lynn Zimmermann and Jack Ryan have a son Alexander Ryan, born 1995.
Emilie007  9/3/2008
Alexander Sterling is the name of the lead vampire in the Mampire Kisses series by Ellen Schreiber.
Kittie94  6/15/2009
Alexander Skarsgård (born 1976) is the oldest son of Stellan Skarsgård and a Swedish actor. He plays Eric Northman in the tv-show True Blood.
Beautiful Victory  7/1/2009
Alexander the Great often compared himself to Achilles. Some say that, like Achillles, his best friend was also his lover. In the case of Achilles, it was Patroclus, in Alexander's, it was Hephaeston.
― Anonymous User  8/13/2009
Alexander Rybak, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, is a famous bearer of this name.
rachypiesheepbaa  6/6/2010
Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964) was a Russian-born sculptor.
― Anonymous User  8/26/2011
Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (July 17, 1714 – May 26, 1762) was a German philosopher.
― Anonymous User  9/8/2011
Alexander "Sanders" Bening was a Netherlandish book illuminator.
― Anonymous User  9/11/2011
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was an American scultpor and painter, famous as the inventor of the mobile and thereby as one of the pioneers of Kinetic art.
― Anonymous User  10/16/2011
AJ McLean from the Backstreet Boys full name is Alexander James McLean.
thepittsburghgirl  12/25/2011
Alexander of Russia was the little brother of Czar Nicholas II of Russia. He died young.
CarolinW  6/10/2012
Alexander John was the youngest son of King Edward VII of the UK and his wife Alexandra of Denmark. He died young.
CarolinW  6/11/2012
Alexander was the second son of Alexander II of Russia and his wife Maria. Because his older brother Nicholas died young, he married his fiancee Dagmar and became the Emperor.
CarolinW  6/11/2012
Alexander (1818-1881) was the oldest son of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia and his wife Alexandra Feodorovna. He later became Emperor Alexander II.
CarolinW  6/12/2012
Alexander (1772-1795) was one of the sons of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and his wife Maria Luisa of Spain.
CarolinW  6/12/2012
Alexander (1554-1565) was the son of Augustus, Elector of Saxony and his wife Anna of Denmark.
CarolinW  6/21/2012
Alexander (1447-1447) was the son of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony and his wife Margarete of Austria.
CarolinW  7/15/2012
Alexander (1691-1692) was the son of Tsar Peter I of Russia (Peter the Great) and his wife Eudoxia.
CarolinW  7/16/2012
Alexander (1777-1825) was the oldest son of Tsar Paul I of Russia and his wife Sophie. He later became Tsar Alexander I.
CarolinW  7/16/2012
Alexander Ludwig (best known for his roles in Race To Witch Mountain, The Seeker: The Dark is Rising and The Hunger Games) bears this name.
emilydominko  7/19/2012
Alexander Lavelle Harris or Xander as he was known on Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show! Which is why my son's name is Xander :)
Freespiritcavin  9/10/2012
Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, son of Prince William and Dutchess Catherine/Kate is a famous bearer of this name.
Katrine  7/24/2013
Alexander McQueen (Born: March 17, 1969, Died: February 11, 2010) was a British fashion designer.
― Anonymous User  10/29/2014
Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky was the second head of the Russian Provisional Government. After the October Revolution, he taught history at Stanford University.
mymymetrocard  5/4/2015
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is a famous American artist known for his creation of the kinetic sculpture currently called a mobile.
Amedee Lupien  10/7/2015
Alexander Ivanov (Russian: Александр Иванов; Belarusian: Аляксандр Іваноў, born 29 October 1994), also known as Ivan, is a Belarusian-Russian singer. He will represent represent Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song "Help You Fly". Ivanov was also to represent Russia in the Intervision Song Contest 2015 but the contest never happened.
cutenose  3/13/2016
Alexander Hamilton. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there's a million things I haven't done, but just you wait! Just you wait!
kindlefyre  11/16/2016
Alexander The Great is a song by Iron Maiden.
ERK  11/24/2016
Alexander Mejia is a Colombian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Mexican club León.

He is described by FIFA's official website as "A linchpin noted for his ability to tidy up mistakes, rob possession and track down and pressurize opponents".
lilolaf  1/25/2017
Alexander Acha Alemán is a Latin Grammy winning Mexican singer-songwriter. The son of Mexican pop singer Emmanuel, Alexander Acha is also a pianist and a Berklee College of Music alum. He was raised as a devout Roman Catholic and he still attends Mass at the Church. His debut album Voy reached gold status in his native country, with Te Amo being his first single. On November 5, 2009 he won the Latin Grammy for Best New Artist.
cutenose  1/27/2017
Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil of Sweden, born 19 April 2016, is the son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, Duke and Duchess of Värmland.
He was christened on 9 September 2016, and he is fifth in the line of succession to the Swedish throne.
elliebeth  3/16/2017
Alexander Mahan, known as YandereDev, is an independent game developer in California, that is known for the stealth, action video game "Yandere Simulator".
cutenose  5/9/2017
Alexander Mikhailovich "Alex" Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. Prior to entering the NHL, Ovechkin played for HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague for four seasons, from 2001 until 2005, and returned to play for them briefly during the 2012–13 NHL lockout. A highly touted prospect, Ovechkin was selected by the Capitals first overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. With the 2004–05 NHL lockout cancelling the season, Ovechkin remained in Russia until 2005, joining the Capitals for the 2005–06 season. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year, scoring 52 goals and 54 assists to lead all rookies with 106 points and finishing third overall in league scoring.
cutenose  5/10/2017
Alexander Christof Grimaldi is the elder son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco, being the younger of the Prince's two acknowledged illegitimate children. His mother is Nicole Coste, a native of Togo. His paternal half-siblings are Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, also acknowledged but born out of wedlock, and legitimate twins Princess Gabriella of Monaco, Countess of Carladès and Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco.
cutenose  6/7/2017
Where my boy Alexander Hamilton at?!
― Anonymous User  6/13/2017
Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. His films are noted for their dark humor and satirical depictions of contemporary American society. Payne is a two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and a three-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director.
cutenose  6/24/2017
Alexander "Alex" Yi is a retired American soccer defender who last played for FC Dallas of Major League Soccer. He is currently head coach for the U18 academy team at Los Angeles Galaxy.
lilolaf  7/29/2017
Alexander Pym Allison, a Nigerian business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and Founder of Allyson Enterprises Limited.
lexpym  12/27/2017

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