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Alexander Fekete (né Sándor Fekete; Hungary, 1827 — East St. Louis, Illinois, at the beginning of March 1911) was a Hungarian and American soldier and physician.


During the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, he fought as a soldier under the flags of Lajos Kossuth. He was imprisoned in the Austrian Empire. He escaped to the Ottoman Empire. He moved to the United States in 1852, where he settled in East St. Louis. He learnt medicine here, where later practised as well. When American Civil War broke out, he entered to the 5th Missouri Regiment where he became major. He was a doctor at the 13th Chivalry Regiment of Missouri.

After the end of civil war, he returned to East St. Louis, where he became major of the town and later he was appointed as a postmaster


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