Alexander of Greece

Alexander of Greece may refer to:
* Alexander I of Greece, the 20th century king of Greece
* Alexander of Greece (rhetorician), the ancient Greek rhetorician

Neither of the above should be confused with the Greek king and conqueror Alexander the Great, king of Macedon.

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