Axel


Axel

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name = Axel | gender = male


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related names = Absalom
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Axel is a Scandinavian and German given name. One source ( [http://www.behindthename.com/nmc/dan.php] ) says that it is a Scandinavian form of Absalom, meaning "Father of peace".

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People

;First name
* Axel Hager, German beach volleyball player
* Axel Honneth, German political philosopher
* Axel Jensen, Norwegian author
* Axel Oxenstierna (1583-1654) Swedish statesman
* Axel Paulsen (1855-1938) Norwegian skater
* Axel Rudi Pell, German rock musician
* Axel Witteveen, Argentine singer;Surname
* Krister Axel, songwriter
* Richard Axel, American scientist

Places

* Axel (Netherlands) a town in the municipality of Terneuzen, the Netherlands

Fictional characters

* Axel Almer, one of the possible protagonists in "Super Robot Wars Advance" and antagonists in "Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2"
* Axel, a playable character from the "Twisted Metal" vehicular combat video game series
* Axel, a playable character from the "Crazy Taxi" series
* Axel, a character from the "Kingdom Hearts" video game series
* Axel, a character in the "Suikoden" game series who has appeared in "Suikoden IV" and "Suikoden Tactics"
* Axel, the 'Dark Hero', a character from the video game "Disgaea 2"
* Axel Dark-Key, the villain of "Ape Escape Million Monkeys"
* Axel Foley is a leading character in the "Beverly Hills Cop" films.
* Axel Hawk, a character from the video game series "Fatal Fury"
* Axel Steel, a character in the "Guitar Hero" video game series
* Axel Stone, a character from the "Streets of Rage" video game series
* Axel Moonshine, the protagonist in the comic book series "Axel Moonshine"
* Axel, a protagonist in Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth
* Axel Thurston, a character in the anime series Eureka Seven

Other uses

* "Axel (play)", a drama by Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
* Axel (computer game), a Christian-themed interactive computer game
* Axel (computer software), a download manager
* "Axel F", the 1985 instrumental theme song of "Beverly Hills Cop" by Harold Faltermeyer, and later remixed by the Crazy Frog in 2005 (see "Axel F" (Crazy Frog song))
* Axel jump, a type of jump in figure skating
* may be confused with Axl Rose, frontman of American rock band Guns 'N Roses.

References

ee also

*Axle
*Axl


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