Sviatoslav III of Kiev

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Sviatoslav III Vsevolodovich
Chernihiv [1]
Died27 July 1194
Kiev [2]
Noble family Rurik dynasty
Spouse(s)Maria Vasilkovna of Polotsk
Father Vsevolod II Olgovich
Mother Maria Mstislavna of Kiev

Sviatoslav III Vsevolodovich (Ukrainian and Russian: Святослав III Всеволодич) (died 1194), Prince of Turov (1142 and 1154), Vladimir and Volyn (1141–1146), Pinsk (1154), Novgorod-Seversky (1157–1164), Chernigov (1164–1177), Grand Prince of Kiev (1174, 1177–1180, 1182–1194). He was the son of Vsevolod II Olgovich. [1]

He succeeded in taking the Kievan throne from Yaroslav II, and ruled Kiev alongside Rurik Rostislavich until his death. The co-princedom did not go smoothly and there were disagreements between Sviatoslav and Rurik, [3] until Sviatoslav was taken ill and died on 27 July 1194. [4]

Notes and references

  1. 1 2 "Sviatoslav III Vsevolodovych". Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies.
  2. Curtin, Jeremiah (1908). The Mongols in Russia. Boston: Little Brown. pp. 142–143. OCLC   192131624.
  3. Curtin 1908 , pp. 140, 142
  4. Curtin 1908 , p. 143
Sviatoslav III of Kiev
Born: ???? Died: 1194
Preceded by
Rurik II
Grand Prince of Kiev
Succeeded by
Yaroslav II
Preceded by
Roman I
Grand Prince of Kiev
Succeeded by
Yaroslav II
Preceded by
Rurik II
Grand Prince of Kiev
Succeeded by
Rurik II

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