Alexander ( /ˈæləksˈændər/, /ˈæləksˈɑːndər/) is a common male first name, and less common surname derived from the Greek "Αλέξανδρος" (Aléxandros). The most famous is Alexander the Great, who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.
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“An Austrian army, awfully arrayd,
Boldly by battery besiege Belgrade;
Cossack commanders cannonading come,
Deal devastations dire destructive doom;”
—Alaric Alexander Watts (17971864)