Saint Alexander of Fiesole

detail of an Italian holy card of the martyrdom of Saint Alexander of Fiesole, date unknown, artist's name illegible; swiped with permission from the Santini Imagini web siteMemorial


Bishop of Fiesole, Italy. Defended the rights and authority of the Church against the kings of Lombardy. When he refused give in to the lay authorities and put their choices in positions of power for political reasons, his opponents ambushed and murdered him.



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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Alexander of Fiesole“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 June 2017. Web. 3 August 2021. <>