Namesakes

Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 president
(president) Alexander Van der Bellen   2017-  
Biblical Characters: 4 characters
Alexander   (m)   Acts 4:6  
Alexander   (m)   Mark 15:21  
Alexander   (m)   Acts 19:33  
Alexander   (m)   1 Tim. 1:19  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 7 popes, 1 antipope
Alexander I   107-115  
Alexander II   1061-1073  
Alexander III   1159-1181  
Alexander IV   1254-1261  
Alexander   1409-1410  
Alexander VI   1492-1503  
Alexander VII   1655-1667  
Alexander VIII   1689-1691  
British Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Alec Douglas-Home (a.k.a. Alexander)   1963-1964  
Bulgarian Kings and Tsars: 1 prince
Prince Alexander I   1879-1886  
Canadian Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
John A. Macdonald (a.k.a. Alexander)   1867-1873; 1878-1891  
Alexander Mackenzie   1873-1878  
Characters in Greek Mythology: 2 characters
Alexander   (m)  
Paris (a.k.a. Alexander)   (m)  
Egyptian Pharaohs: 2 pharaohs
Pharaoh Alexander the Great   332-323 BC  
Pharaoh Alexander IV   323-311 BC  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Justin Kiriakis (a.k.a. Alexander)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Alex Whitman (a.k.a. Alexander)   1999   Roswell  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Alexander Stubb   2014-2015  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Maximilian of Baden (a.k.a. Alexander)   1918  
Greek Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Alexander Papagos   1952-1955  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Alec Connell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1958  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 economics, 1 chemistry, 1 medicine, 1 physics
(medicine) Alexander Fleming   1945  
(chemistry) Alexander R. Todd   1957  
(physics) Alexander Prokhorov   1964  
(economics) James Mirrlees (a.k.a. Alexander)   1996  
(economics) Robert Mundell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1999  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 7 actors
Lex Marinos (a.k.a. Alexander)   1949-  
Xander Berkeley (a.k.a. Alexander)   1955-  
Sacha Alexander   1972-  
Alexander Skarsgård   1976-  
Lex Shrapnel (a.k.a. Alexander)   1979-  
Olly Alexander (a.k.a. Alexander)   1990-  
Alexander Ludwig   1992-  
Notable Artists: 1 fashion designer, 1 painter
Sandro Botticelli (a.k.a. Alexander)   c. 1445-1510  
Alexander McQueen   1969-2010  
Notable Athletes: 5 soccer, 4 rugby, 4 tennis, 2 chess, 1 basketball, 1 boxing, 1 cricket, 1 driving, 1 football, 1 ice hockey
(chess) Alexander Alekhine   1892-1946  
(ice hockey) Alec Connell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1902-1958  
(chess) Alexander Khalifman   1966-  
(boxing) Sherman Williams (a.k.a. Alexander)   1972-  
(tennis) Alexander Peya   1980-  
(soccer) Alex Wilkinson (a.k.a. Alexander)   1984-  
(basketball) Alexander Kaun   1985-  
(football) Alex Mack (a.k.a. Alexander)   1985-  
(soccer) Alexander Domínguez   1987-  
(soccer) Jonathan de Guzmán (a.k.a. Alexander)   1987-  
(rugby) Alexander Todua   1987-  
(rugby) Alex Goode (a.k.a. Alexander)   1988-  
(soccer) Alexander Mejía   1988-  
(rugby) Cam Dolan (a.k.a. Alexander)   1990-  
(tennis) Alexander Ward   1990-  
(rugby) Jonathan Joseph (a.k.a. Alexander)   1991-  
(driving) Alexander Rossi   1991-  
(soccer) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (a.k.a. Alexander)   1993-  
(cricket) Ruaidhri Smith (a.k.a. Alexander)   1994-  
(tennis) Alexander Zverev Jr.   1997-  
(tennis) Alexander Bublik   1997-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 2 explorers
Alexander MacKenzie   1764-1820  
Alexander von Humboldt   1769-1859  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 screenwriter/director
Alexander Payne   1961-  
Notable Military Figures: 1 commander
Alexander the Great   356-323 BC  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers
Robert Schumann (a.k.a. Alexander)   1810-1856     
Alexander Borodin   1833-1887     
Edward MacDowell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1860-1908     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 geographer
Alexander von Humboldt   1769-1859  
Notable Politicians and Statesmen: 1 politician
Boris Johnson (a.k.a. Alexander)   1964-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist, 1 inventor, 1 physician, 1 physicist
Alessandro Volta (a.k.a. Alexander)   1745-1827  
Alexander Graham Bell   1847-1922  
Charles Eastman (a.k.a. Alexander)   1858-1939  
Alexander Fleming   1881-1955  
Notable Writers: 4 authors, 2 poets
Alexander Pope   1688-1744  
Aleksandr Pushkin (a.k.a. Alexander)   1799-1837  
Alexandre Dumas (a.k.a. Alexander)   1802-1870  
Charles Eastman (a.k.a. Alexander)   1858-1939  
A. A. Milne (a.k.a. Alexander)   1882-1956  
Alex Haley (a.k.a. Alexander)   1921-1992  
Olympic Medalists: 11 silver, 8 bronze, 7 gold, 3 bronze/gold, 2 silver/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 gold/bronze/silver, 1 gold/silver
(bronze) Alastair Denniston (a.k.a. Alexander)   1908   field hockey  
(gold) Robert Lindsay (a.k.a. Alexander)   1920   4x400 m relay  
(bronze/silver) Alexander Wilson   1928; 1932   400 m; 4x400 m relay; 800 m  
(gold) Duane Swanson (a.k.a. Alexander)   1936   basketball  
(bronze) Pieter Salomons (a.k.a. Alexander)   1948   water polo  
(gold) Gerald Tinker (a.k.a. Alexander)   1972   4x100 m relay  
(silver) Timothy McKee (a.k.a. Alexander)   1972; 1976   swimming - 200 m medley; swimming - 400 m medley  
(silver) Alexander Thieme   1976   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Alexander Boegschoten   1976   water polo  
(bronze/gold) Oleksandr Belostenny (a.k.a. Alexander)   1980; 1988   basketball  
(silver) Alexander Schowtka   1984   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Alexander Baumann   1984   swimming - 200 m medley; swimming - 400 m medley  
(silver) Alexander Goss   1984; 1988   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Alexander Volkov   1988   basketball  
(bronze) Aleksandr Chigir (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992   water polo  
(bronze) Antti Kasvio (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992   swimming - 200 m freestyle  
(gold/silver) Aleksandr Popov (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992; 1996; 2000   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle  
(bronze) Alexander Lüderitz   1996   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver/gold) Alexander Vinokourov   2000; 2012   cycling - road  
(gold/bronze) Koji Murofushi (a.k.a. Alexander)   2004; 2012   hammer throw  
(gold/bronze/silver) Justin Gatlin (a.k.a. Alexander)   2004; 2012   200 m; 4x100 m relay; 100 m  
(silver) Alexander Mayeta   2008   baseball  
(bronze/gold) Mahé Drysdale (a.k.a. Alexander)   2008; 2012   rowing  
(silver) Alexander Dale Oen   2008   swimming - 100 m breaststroke  
(bronze/gold) Alexander Tretiakov   2010; 2014   skeleton  
(silver) Alexander Mikhaylin   2012   judo  
(bronze) Alexander Kaun   2012   basketball  
(bronze) Alexander Kristoff   2012   cycling - road  
(gold) Alexander Dyachenko   2012   canoe sprint  
(silver/gold) Alexander Legkov   2014   cross-country skiing  
(silver) Alexander Steen   2014   ice hockey  
(silver) Alexander Edler   2014   ice hockey  
(silver) Alexander Bessmertnykh   2014   cross-country skiing  
(gold) Alex Pietrangelo (a.k.a. Alexander)   2014   ice hockey  
(silver) Alexander Denisyev   2014   luge  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers, 1 president
Prime Minister Alexander Frick   1945-1962   Liechtenstein  
Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante   1962-1967   Jamaica  
President Alexander Lukashenko   1994-   Belarus  
Other Notables: 1 person
Alexander Selkirk   1676-1721   castaway  
Other Royalty: 3 kings, 1 grand duke, 1 prince
Alexander III the Great   336-323 BC   Macedon  
Alexander IV   323-311 BC   Macedon  
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (a.k.a. Alexander)   1905-1912   Luxembourg  
Vincent of Denmark (a.k.a. Alexander)   2011-   Denmark  
Willem-Alexander   2013-   Netherlands  
Persian Kings and Queens: 3 kings
King Alexander the Great   330-323 BC  
King Alexander IV   323-311 BC  
King Alexander Balas   150-146 BC  
Polish High Dukes and Kings: 1 king
King Aleksander (a.k.a. Alexander)   1501-1506  
Roman and Byzantine Emperors: 2 emperors
Emperor Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander (a.k.a. Alexander)   222-235  
Emperor Alexander   912-913  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 3 tsars, 1 duke
Duke Aleksandr Nevskiy (a.k.a. Alexander)   1252-1263  
Tsar Aleksandr I (a.k.a. Alexander)   1801-1825  
Tsar Aleksandr II (a.k.a. Alexander)   1855-1881  
Tsar Aleksandr III (a.k.a. Alexander)   1881-1894  
Saints: 19 saints, 2 blessed
Saint Alexander I   ?-115  
Saint Alexander   ?-177  
Saint Alexander   ?-178  
Saint Alexander of Fermo   ?-250  
Saint Alexander   250-328  
Saint Alexander of Comana   ?-c. 251  
Saint Alexander of Jerusalem   ?-251  
Saint Alexander   ?-260  
Saint Alexander   ?-295  
Saint Alexander   ?-300  
Saint Alexander   ?-313  
Saint Alexander   ?-326  
Saint Alexander   ?-340  
Saint Alexander   ?-361  
Saint Alexander Akimetes   ?-403  
Saint Alexander of Arumentum   ?-434  
Saint Alexander   ?-590  
Saint Alessandro Sauli (a.k.a. Alexander)   1534-1592  
Saint Alexander Briant   1556-1581  
Blessed Alexander Rawlins   ?-1595  
Blessed Alessandro Baldrati da Lugo (a.k.a. Alexander)   1595-1645  
Scottish Kings and Queens: 3 kings
King Alexander I the Fierce   1107-1124  
King Alexander II   1214-1249  
King Alexander III   1249-1286  
Seleucid Kings and Queens: 2 kings
King Alexander Balas   150-146 BC  
King Alexander II Zabinas   128-123 BC  
Serbian Kings, Tsars and Princes: 2 kings, 1 prince
Prince Aleksandar Karađorđević (a.k.a. Alexander)   1842-1858  
King Aleksandar (a.k.a. Alexander)   1889-1903  
King Aleksandar (a.k.a. Alexander)   1921-1934  
Shakespearian Characters: 3 characters
Alexander   Troilus and Cressida  
Alexander Court   Henry V  
Alexander Iden   Henry VI (2)  
Title Characters: 1 book, 1 song, 1 song/book
(song) Alexander   1910; 1911; 1912   Alexander And His Clarinet; Alexander's Ragtime Band; Alexander's Bagpipe Band  
(song/book) Alexander the Great   1986; 2005   Alexander The Great; Alexander the Great and His Claim to Fame  
(book) Alexander   2014   Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever