Vsevolod II of Kiev
Vsevolod II of Kiev
|Died||1 August 1146|
|Noble family||Olgovichi, Rurik dynasty|
|Spouse(s)||Maria of Kiev|
|Mother||Theophano Mouzalonissa, archontess of Rhousia|
Vsevolod II Olgovich (Cyrillic: Всеволод II Ольгович) (died August 1, 1146) was the Prince (Knyaz) of Chernigov (1127–1139) and Grand Prince (Velikiy Knyaz) of Kiev (1139–1146), son of Oleg Svyatoslavich, Prince of Chernigov.
Vsevolod married Maria Mstislavna of Kiev, the daughter of Grand Duke Mstislav of Kiev. They had two sons and two daughters:
Though he had two sons, Vsevolod's chosen successor was his brother, Igor, and he obtained pledges from his subjects to accept Igor as his heir. According to one account, Vsevolod even had the Kievans kiss the Holy Cross and swear loyalty to Igor, which they resented. Shortly before his death, Vsevolod became a monk under the name Gavriil.
Vsevolod II of KievDied: 1 August 1146
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