Rostislav Mstislavich (Russian and Ukrainian: Ростисла́в Мстисла́вич) (c. 1110–1167), Kniaz' (Prince) of Smolensk (1125–1160), Novgorod (1154) and Velikiy Kniaz (Grand Prince) of Kiev (1154, 1159–1167). He was the son of Mstislav I of Kiev and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden.
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After Yaroslav II of Kiev was driven out of Novgorod, Rostislav was invited to become the ruler of Novgorod. He accepted, and became the prince on April 17, 1154. Then, learning that Iziaslav II had died, Rostislav left Novgorod to take the Kievan throne. Indignant that their prince had abandoned them and angered that "he did not make order among them, but tore them more apart", the citizens of Novgorod drove out Rostislav's son, David, who was their governor. They replaced him with Mstislav Yurievich, the son of Yury Dolgoruky.
Yaroslav II Iziaslavich, Prince of Turov (1146), Novgorod (1148–1154), Lutsk (1157–1180) and Grand Prince of Kiev. He was the son of Iziaslav II of Kiev and the brother of Mstislav II of Kiev.
Iziaslav II Mstislavich, was the oldest son of Mstislav Vladimirovich,, and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden. He was baptized as Panteleimon. Izyaslav is considered to be progenitor of the Monomakhovychi Volhynian branch.
David Rostislavich, Prince of Smolensk (1180–1197) was fourth son of Rostislav Mstislavich, Velikiy Kniaz of Kiev.
Rostislav ruled Kiev for one week before Iziaslav III of Kiev forced him to flee to Chernigov.
Izyaslav III Davidovich (1115?-1162), Prince (Kniaz') of Chernigov and Grand Prince of Kiev. He was the son of Davyd Sviatoslavich of Chernigov.
He left four sons, princes David Rostislavich of Novgorod, Mstislav Rostislavich of Smolensk, Roman I of Kiev and Rurik Rostislavich and two daughters Elena Rostislavna of Kiev-Smolensk (died 1204) and Agrafena Rostislavna (died 1237).
Mstislav Rostislavich, known as "The Brave", was Prince of Smolensk and Prince of Novgorod. He should not be confused with another prince of the same name, Mstislav Rostislavich Bezokii, who was Prince of Rostov and also Prince of Novgorod and who died in 1178.
Roman Rostislavich, Prince of Smolensk, Grand Prince of Kiev and Prince of Novgorod (1178–1179). He was the son of Rostislav Mstislavich.
Rurik Rostislavich (?–1215), Prince of Novgorod (1170–1171), Belgorod Kievsky, presently Bilohorodka (1173–1194), Grand Prince of Kiev, Prince of Chernigov (1210–1214).
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Iziaslav Yaroslavich Kniaz' (Prince) of Turov, Veliki Kniaz.
Knyaz Rostislavich (Ростиславич) or Knyaz Rostislavovich (Ростиславович) may refer to one of the following persons.
Yaropolk II Vladimirovich, Prince of Pereyaslav (1114–1132), Velikiy Kniaz of Kiev (1132–1139), son of Vladimir II Monomakh and Gytha of Wessex. He fought in several campaigns against the Polovtsy (Cumans), once in 1103 and again in 1116.
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