Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Alabama to Anderson, Dame Judith

t Earl Alexander of Tunis (1s)

Alexander of Tunis, 1st Earl (Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander; 1891–1969), last British-born governor of Canada (1946–52). He was known for his military achievements in both world wars and, in 1944, was named commander in chief of all Allied forces for Italy. Knighted (1942) and made Viscount Alexander of Tunis (1946), he then served as minister of defense for Britain (1952–54).

Alexandria [next] [back] Alexander IV

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or