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Saint Alexander Nevsky

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Saint Alexander Nevsky

  • Birth 30 May 1219 Russia
  • Death 14 Nov 1263 Russia
  • Burial Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 8195887

Russian Orthodox Saint, Russian Prince. His policies kept the Tartars and the Mongols out of Russia to a certain extent. He secured Russia's western frontiers in battles with Sweden (Battle on Neva, 1240) and the Teutonic Knights (Battle of Ice of Lake Chudskoe in 1242).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mongoose
  • Added: 20 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8195887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Saint Alexander Nevsky (30 May 1219–14 Nov 1263), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8195887, citing Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .