Alex has completed his Bachelor studies with Magna Cum Laudae. He studied interdisciplinary economics at ACU – University College Amsterdam. His capstone dissertation was graded A it is titled “The Housing Market in Amsterdam: An analysis of the social, economic and environmental challenges posed by market failure“.
St Alexander (244 – 337) was Patriarch of Constantinople (Bishop of Byzantium). In the Orthodox Church he is commemorated on each August 30th.
Alexander of Bergamo (died c. 303) is the patron saint of Bergamo.
Other Christians named Alexander:
- Pope Alexander I (died 115), saint and pope
- Alexander of Rome – Christian martyr
- Alexander of Jerusalem (d. 251 AD), venerated as a Martyr and Saint by Eastern Orthodox Churches & Roman Catholic Church
- Alexander Nevsky (1220 – 1263), Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir
- Alexander Sauli, the “Apostle of Corsica”, (1535-1592), member of an illustrious Lombard family
- Alexander of Comana (died 251), bishop of Comana
- Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria
- Alexander Svirsky (1448 – 1533), Eastern Orthodox saint, monk and hegumen of Russian Orthodox Church
- One of the seven sons of Felicitas of Rome (101–165)
- Sisinnius, Martyrius and Alexander (died 405), martyrs
- Saint Alexander, a companion of St. Victor of Marseilles (died 290)
- In Hebrew: גַּבְרִיאֵל Gavri’el “God is my strength”,
- In Biblical Greek: Γαβριήλ, Gabriel,
- In Amharic, Geez and Tigrinya: ገብርኤል,
- In Arabic: جبريل or جبرائيل Jibril or Jibra’il.
In many Christian traditions including Anglican, Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic, Gabriel is also referred to as a saint.
- 29th September by the Church of England ( Michaelmas) and the Roman Catholic Church (in conjunction with the feast of St. Michael and St. Raphael)
- 8 November, 26 March and 13 July by the Eastern Orthodox Church The Eastern Churches (including Catholic) celebrate Gabriel three times a year.
In this photo he is depicted at the age of 7 (photos taken in Cambridge).