Namesakes

Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor, 1 president
(president) Alexander Van der Bellen   2017-  
(chancellor) Alexander Schallenberg   2021  
Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Alexander De Croo   2020-  
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: 2 prime ministers
Alec Douglas-Home (a.k.a. Alexander)   1963-1964  
Boris Johnson (a.k.a. Alexander)   2019-  
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)  
Coptic Popes and Patriarchs of Alexandria: 2 popes
Alexander I   312-328  
Alexander II   704-729  
Egyptian Pharaohs: 2 pharaohs
Pharaoh Alexander the Great   332-323 BC  
Pharaoh Alexander IV   323-311 BC  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Alex Standall (a.k.a. Alexander)   2007   Thirteen Reasons Why  
Fictional Characters from Television: 10 characters
Justin Kiriakis (a.k.a. Alexander)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Adam Carrington (a.k.a. Alexander)   1981; 2017   Dynasty  
Alex Whitman (a.k.a. Alexander)   1999   Roswell  
Alex Ryan (a.k.a. Alexander)   2001   McLeod's Daughters  
Alex Karev (a.k.a. Alexander)   2005   Grey's Anatomy  
Alex Mahone (a.k.a. Alexander)   2005   Prison Break  
Alexis Meade (a.k.a. Alexander)   2006   Ugly Betty  
Alex Katsopolis (a.k.a. Alexander)   1987; 2016   Full House; Fuller House  
Blake Carrington (a.k.a. Alexander)   1981; 2017   Dynasty  
Alex Standall (a.k.a. Alexander)   2017   13 Reasons Why  
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: 2 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Alec Connell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1958  
(ice hockey) Alexander Yakushev   2018  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Alexander Ovechkin   2008; 2009; 2013   ice hockey  
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: 11 actors
Alexander Lazarev   1938-2011  
Lex Marinos (a.k.a. Alexander)   1949-  
Xander Berkeley (a.k.a. Alexander)   1955-  
Alexander Enberg   1972-  
Sacha Alexander   1972-  
Alexander Oleshko   1976-  
Alexander Skarsgård   1976-  
Lex Shrapnel (a.k.a. Alexander)   1979-  
Rupert Grint (a.k.a. Alexander)   1988-  
Olly Alexander (a.k.a. Alexander)   1990-  
Alexander Ludwig   1992-  
Notable Artists: 1 architect, 1 fashion designer, 1 painter
Sandro Botticelli (a.k.a. Alexander)   c. 1445-1510  
Adolf Láng (a.k.a. Alexander)   1848-1913  
Alexander McQueen   1969-2010  
Notable Athletes: 5 soccer, 4 rugby, 4 tennis, 3 ice hockey, 2 chess, 1 basketball, 1 boxing, 1 cricket, 1 driving, 1 football
(chess) Alexander Alekhine   1892-1946  
(ice hockey) Alec Connell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1902-1958  
(ice hockey) Alexander Yakushev   1947-  
(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-  
(ice hockey) Alexander Ovechkin   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 Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Alex Trebek (a.k.a. Alexander)   1940-2020  
Notable Journalists: 1 television
(television) Eelco Bosch van Rosenthal (a.k.a. Alexander)   1976-  
Notable Military Figures: 1 commander
Alexander the Great   356-323 BC  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 1 musician
Robert Schumann (a.k.a. Alexander)   1810-1856     
Alexander Borodin   1833-1887     
Edward MacDowell (a.k.a. Alexander)   1860-1908     
Alex Van Halen (a.k.a. Alexander)   1953-   rock  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 geographer
Alexander von Humboldt   1769-1859  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 3 politicians
Alexander von Schleinitz   1807-1885  
Alexander Fiévez   1902-1949  
Alexander Pechtold   1965-  
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: 5 authors, 2 poets
Alexander Pope   1688-1744  
Aleksandr Pushkin (a.k.a. Alexander)   1799-1837  
Alexandre Dumas (a.k.a. Alexander)   1802-1870  
Aleksandre Qazbegi (a.k.a. Alexander)   1848-1893  
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 gold/bronze, 2 gold/silver, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(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  
(gold) Alexander Volkov   1988   basketball  
(silver) Alexander Goss   1984; 1988   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Aleksandr Chigir (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992   water polo  
(bronze) Antti Kasvio (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992   swimming - 200 m freestyle  
(bronze) Alexander Lüderitz   1996   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold/silver) Aleksandr Popov (a.k.a. Alexander)   1992; 1996; 2000   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 50 m freestyle; swimming - 100 m freestyle  
(silver/gold) Alexander Vinokourov   2000; 2012   cycling - road  
(gold/bronze) Alexander Resch   2002; 2010   luge  
(gold/silver/bronze) Justin Gatlin (a.k.a. Alexander)   2004; 2012   100 m; 200 m; 4x100 m relay  
(silver) Alexander Mayeta   2008   baseball  
(silver) Alexander Dale Oen   2008   swimming - 100 m breaststroke  
(bronze/gold) Alexander Tretiakov   2010; 2014   skeleton  
(gold/bronze) Koji Murofushi (a.k.a. Alexander)   2004; 2012   hammer throw  
(bronze/gold) Mahé Drysdale (a.k.a. Alexander)   2008; 2012   rowing  
(silver) Alexander Mikhaylin   2012   judo  
(bronze) Alexander Kaun   2012   basketball  
(bronze) Alexander Kristoff   2012   cycling - road  
(gold) Alexander Dyachenko   2012   canoe sprint  
(gold/silver) 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: 3 prime ministers, 1 president
Prime Minister Alexander Frick   1945-1962   Liechtenstein  
Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante   1962-1967   Jamaica  
President Alexander Lukashenko   1994-   Belarus  
Prime Minister Alex Salmond (a.k.a. Alexander)   2007-2014   Scotland  
Other Notables: 1 person
Alexander Selkirk   1676-1721   castaway  
Other Royalty: 10 princes, 4 kings, 1 grand duke
Alexander III the Great   336-323 BC   Macedon  
Alexander IV   323-311 BC   Macedon  
Alexander of the Netherlands   1818-1848   Netherlands  
Ernst Casimir of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Alexander)   1822   Netherlands  
Maurits of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Alexander)   1843-1850   Netherlands  
Willem, Prince of Orange (a.k.a. Alexander)   1849-1879   Netherlands  
Willem III of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Alexander)   1849-1890   Netherlands  
Alexander, Prince of Orange   1879-1884   Netherlands  
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (a.k.a. Alexander)   1905-1912   Luxembourg  
Alexander of Liechtenstein   1972-   Liechtenstein  
Nikolaus of Liechtenstein (a.k.a. Alexander)   2000-   Liechtenstein  
Vincent of Denmark (a.k.a. Alexander)   2011-   Denmark  
Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands   2013-   Netherlands  
George of Cambridge (a.k.a. Alexander)   2013-   United Kingdom  
Alexander of Sweden   2016-   Sweden  
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 I   c. 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