Alexander Nevsky

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An engraving of St. Alexander Nevsky
Our father among the saints Alexander Nevsky was the Grand Prince of Vladimir and Novgorod during the period of the thirteenth century when the Russian lands were under assault from both the East and West. His military victories in the West and diplomacy in the East kept northern Russia free of foreign domination. The Church of Russia recognized him as a saint in 1547. His feast day is September 12.


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