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Alexandra is the feminine version of the given name Alexander. The earliest attested record of the name is the Mycenaean Alexandra, written in Linear B.[1] It has been suggested that Thomas Alexander be merged into this article or section. ... Mycenaean is the most ancient attested form of the Greek language, spoken on the Greek mainland and on Crete in the 16th to 11th centuries BC, before the Dorian invasion. ... This article is about the ancient syllabary. ...


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Painting by Evelyn De Morgan. ... Alexandra Christina, Countess of Frederiksborg (née Alexandra Christina Manley, formerly HRH Princess Alexandra of Denmark, HH Princess Alexandra of Denmark), born 30 June 1964, is a former member of the Danish Royal House. ... HSH Princess Alexandra Rosemarie Ingrid Benedikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess of Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (born November 20, 1970 in Copenhagen, Denmark), is daughter of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Princess Benedikte of Denmark. ... Princess Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Carolina Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen Consort to Edward VII of the United Kingdom and thus Empress of India during her husbands reign. ... Princess Alix of Hesse, as Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918) Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine (Alix Victoria Helena Louise Beatrice, 6 June 1872 - 17 July 1918), was the consort of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the last Tsar of Russia. ... Alexandra Dahlström (born February 12, 1984) is a Swedish actress. ... Alexandra David-Néel (October 24, 1868 - September 8, 1969) was a French explorer, anarchist, spiritualist, Buddhist and writer. ... Alexandra Tydings Luzzatto (born Alexandra Huntingdon Tydings on December 15, 1972 in Washington DC) is an American actress, best known for her role as Aphrodite on Xena: Warrior Princess and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. ... Alexandra was the stage name of German singer Doris Nefedov, maiden name Treitz (May 19, 1942 - July 31, 1969). ... Alexandra Lvovna (1884-1979) was the youngest daughter and secretary of the famous Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy. ... Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy(Lyof, Lyoff) (September 9 [O.S. August 28] 1828 – November 20 [O.S. November 7] 1910) (Russian: , IPA:  ), commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer – novelist, essayist, dramatist and philosopher – as well as pacifist Christian anarchist and educational reformer. ...

Fictional

  • Alexandra Borgia, a fictional prosecutor in Law & Order
  • Alexandra Cabot, a fictional prosecutor in Law & Order: SVU and Conviction
  • Alexandra Eames, a fictional detective in Law & Order: CI'
  • Alexandra Moshi, a daghter of Evelyn Moshi

Alexandra Borgia was a fictional character, played by Annie Parisse, who appeared on the long-running NBC drama series Law & Order from 2005-2006. ... Alexandra Cabot is a fictional character within the Law & Order universe. ... Kathryn Erbe as Detective Alexandra Eames in Law & Order: Criminal Intent Eames interrogates Nicole Wallace. ...

Places

Alexandra is a town in the Central Otago district of the Otago region of New Zealand. ... Alexandra (sometimes nicknamed Alex) is a township located in Gauteng province, South Africa. ... Alexandra is a town in Victoria, Australia. ... The Alexandra Bridge seen from the Ottawa side The Royal Alexandra Interprovincial Bridge is a steel truss cantilever bridge spanning the Ottawa River between Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec. ...

Other

  • Alexandra, a genus of flowering plants
  • HMY Alexandra, British royal yacht
  • HMS Alexandra (1875), British Victorian-era ironclad battleship
  • 54 Alexandra, an asteroid
  • Alexandra (1905 automobile), an early British automobile

HMY Alexandra was a British Royal Yacht built in 1907 by River Clyde shipbuilders A & J Inglis,Glasgow,Scotland and completed in 1908. ... HMS Alexandra was a broadside ironclad of the Victorian Royal Navy. ... 54 Alexandra is a very large and dark main belt asteroid. ... The Alexandra was an all-wooden bodied electric brougham made by the Phoenix Carriage Co of Birmingham from 1905 to 1906. ...

References

  1. ^ The Mycenaean World, by John Chadwick, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1976, 1999 [1]

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Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, leader and first board of the Russian women's team, is pleased to congratulate her fellow team-members T. and N. Kosintseva, E. Kovalevskaya, and E. Korbut, in a well deserved success.
Alexandra just got back from the beautiful Château de Villandry Chess and Music Festival, where she reached the final and only lost in the tie-break against GM Fressinet.
Alexandra holds the titles of GM, IM, WGM, she became the Xth woman in history to break the gender barrier and earn the highest GM (men) title
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A tragic if not sympathetic figure, the Tsarina Alexandra (1872-1918) suffered a tragic life that ended with the murder of both her and her family at the hands of the Bolsheviks in July 1918.
Born on 6 June 1872 in Darmstadt, Germany, Alexandra was a granddaughter of Britain's Queen Victoria and the daughter of Louis IV, the Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt.
Vindictive and jealous, Alexandra continued to dismiss from office anyone she deemed disloyal to the Tsar, fairly or otherwise.
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