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Encyclopedia > Boleslaus II of Bohemia
Boleslaus II the Pious
Boleslaus II the Pious

Boleslaus II the Pious (Czech: Boleslav II. Pobožný; ca. 920February 7, 999) was the duke of Bohemia from 972, a member of the Přemyslid dynasty. Image File history File linksMetadata Boleslav-II-Bohemian. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Boleslav-II-Bohemian. ... Events The golden age of the Empire of Ghana began in Africa. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Silesia is incorporated into territory ruled by Boleslaus I of Poland Pope Silvester II succeeds Pope Gregory V Sigmundur Brestisson introduces christianity in the Faroe Islands Deaths December 16 - Saint Adelaide of Italy (b. ... The Lands of the Bohemian Crown (Czech Země koruny české, Latin Corona regni Bohemiae) (e. ... Events Otto II marries Theophanu, Byzantine princess. ... PÅ™emyslid coat of arms. ...

Prince Boleslaus II
Reign 967/972 - 999
Born before 935
Died February 7, 999
Predecessor Boleslaus I the Cruel
Successor Boleslaus III the Red-haired
Consort AElgiva of England, Queen Emma
Issue Boleslaus III
Wenceslas
Jaromír
Oldřich
Royal House House of Premyslid
Father Boleslaus I
Mother Biagota

The son of Boleslaus I, Boleslaus II became Duke (or Prince) upon his father's death. Boleslaus maintained good relations with the Ottonian German kings, and in 975 supported Otto II during his civil war against Henry II, Duke of Bavaria. In 977, Boleslaus again attacked Bavaria, but on this occasion was barred from annexing any lands by Otto II. February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Silesia is incorporated into territory ruled by Boleslaus I of Poland Pope Silvester II succeeds Pope Gregory V Sigmundur Brestisson introduces christianity in the Faroe Islands Deaths December 16 - Saint Adelaide of Italy (b. ... Emma is the name of several reigning monarchs throughout history. ... Boleslaus III can be: Boleslaus_III_of_Bohemia Boleslaus III the Wrymouth This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Wenceslas (or Wenceslaus; Czech: Václav; German: Wenzel), styled Wenceslas I, Duke of Bohemia (b. ... Bust of Jaromir on Jaromírova Street in Jaroměř. Jaromir (died November 4, 1035) was the second son of Boleslaus II the Pious and Emma. ... OldÅ™ich (also Ulrich or Oldrich) (ca. ... Boleslaus I can refer to: Boleslaus I of Poland Boleslaus I of Bohemia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Boleslaus I the Cruel Boleslaus I the Cruel (Czech: ) (died July 15, 972 (or 967)), was the Duke of Bohemia from 935 to 972 (or 929 - 967). ... Ottonian dynasty is a name sometimes given to a ruling dynasty of German kings, sometimes regarded as the first dynasty of the Holy Roman Empire, (though Charlemagne is commonly viewed as the original founder. ... The following list of German Kings and Emperors is one of several Wikipedia lists of incumbents. ... Events Coronation of King Edward the Martyr Births Deaths July 8 Edgar of England Categories: 975 ... Otto II ( 955 – December 7, 983, Rome), was the third German ruler of the Saxon or Ottonian dynasty. ... Henry II the Wrangler Henry II (951–995), called the Wrangler or the Quarrelsome, in German Heinrich der Zänker, was the son of Henry I and Judith of Bavaria. ... Events Births Deaths Hunain ibn Ishaq, Egyptian physician Categories: 977 ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ...


Boleslaus' reign is most notable for the foundation of the diocese of Prague in 973. It was placed within the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Mainz. In 982, Vojtech (later known as Saint Adalbert) was appointed to this position until he abandoned his primacy to lead a mission to the Old Prussians in 994. War between Poland and Bohemia was continual in this period and by 990 Boleslaus had occupied Silesia. The following is a list of bishops and archbishops of Prague: Bishops of Prague 1. ... Events Edgar of England is crowned king by Saint Dunstan Births September 15 - Al_Biruni, mathematician († 1048) Abu al-Ala al-Maarri, poet Deaths May 7 - Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor Categories: 973 ... Between 780/82 AD and 1802 AD the Archbishop of Mainz, was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince of the middle ages. ... Events Greenland founded by Erik the Red ; first contact of Europeans with North America Births Emma of Normandy Atisha the Bengali Buddhist Saint Deaths Categories: 982 ... Silver coffin of St. ... Prussian tribes settlements. ... Events Otto III reaches his majority and begins to rule Germany in his own right. ... Events Construction of the Al-Hakim Mosque begins in Cairo. ... Prussian Silesia, 1871, outlined in yellow; Silesia at the close of the Seven Years War in 1763, outlined in cyan (areas now in the Czech Republic were Austrian-ruled at that time) Silesia (Czech: ; German: ; Polish: ; Silesian: Åšlonsk / Åšlónsk) is a historical region in central Europe. ...


On September 28, 995, Boleslaus and his confederate Vršovci stormed Libice in southern Bohemia and massacred Slavník's dynasty. This clan had been the main rival of Přemyslid power in Bohemia. Boleslaus' brutal triumph ensured the unity of Bohemia under a single ruler. September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events (Erik Segersäll) is succeeded by (Olof Skötkonung), the first baptized ruler of Sweden. ... Rawicz (Vrsin) Coat of Arms The VrÅ¡ovci (Vrshovici, Ursovites) are a family of Bohemian nobility which were most powerful from the 10th-12th centuries. ... Libice coat of arms Slavníks dynasty (Czech: , Polish: ) - the powerful dynasty in Bohemia during the 10th century. ...


Boleslaus was succeeded by, Boleslaus, his eldest son by his first wife, AElgiva, daughter of Edward the Elder, King of England. His second son, Wenceslaus, died as an infant, but his two youngest sons, Jaromir and Oldrich, were both later dukes. Boleslaus' second wife was Emma of Melnik. Boleslav (Boleslaus) III (died 1037) was duke of Bohemia from 999 until 1002. ... Edward the Elder or Eadweard I (c. ... This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain, namely: England (united with Wales from 1536) up to 1707; Scotland up to 1707; The Kingdom of Great Britain... Jaromir, Duke of Bohemia, was the second son of Boleslaus II the Pious. ... Oldřich (b. ...

Preceded by
Boleslaus I
Duke of Bohemia
972999
Succeeded by
Boleslaus III

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Boleslaus III of Bohemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (340 words)
Ryšavý) (died 1037), called the Red(-haired) or the Blind, was the duke of Bohemia from 999 until 1002.
The eldest son of Boleslav II the Pious and Adiva of England, Boleslav III was a weak ruler in whose chaotic reign Bohemia became a pawn in the long war between the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II and Boleslav the Brave, King of Poland.
On February 9, 1003, Boleslav the Red was restored to authority with armed support from of Boleslav of Poland.
Boleslaus II of Bohemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
Boleslaus maintained good relations with the Ottonian German kings, and in 975 supported Otto II during his civil war against Henry II, Duke of Bavaria.
Boleslaus' reign is most notable for the foundation of the diocese of Prague in 973.
Boleslaus was succeeded by, Boleslaus, his eldest son by his first wife, Adiva, daughter of Edward the Elder, King of England.
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