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Encyclopedia > Mstislav II of Kiev

Mstislav II Izyaslavich (Мстислав Изяславич in Russian) (? - 1170), Kniaz' (Prince) of Pereyaslavl, Volynsk and Velikiy Kniaz (Grand Prince) of Kiev (1167-1169, 1170). Son of Izyaslav Mstislavich, Velikiy Kniaz' (Grand Prince) of Kiev. Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the court of Henry II because of a string of infidelities. ... Kniaz’ or knyaz (князь in Russian and Ukrainian; knez in Serbian; cneaz in Romanian fem. ... The term prince (from the Latin princeps), for a member of the highest aristocracy, has fundamentally different meanings - one generic, and several types of titles the female form is princess // Abstract notion The original but least common use is as a GENERIC (descriptive, not formal) term -originating in the application... Pereyaslavl can refer to: Pereyaslavl-Zalessky - a town in the Yaroslavl Oblast in Russia (was Pereyaslavl until the 15th century). ... The title of Grand Duke (Latin, Magnus Dux; German, Großherzog, Russian, Великий князь) used in Slavic, Baltic, and Germanic countries, is ranked in honour below King but higher than a sovereign Duke (Herzog) or Prince (Fürst). ... The title Grand Prince (Latin, Magnus Princeps; German, Großfürst, Finnish Suuriruhtinas, Swedish Storfurste, Lithuanian Didysis kunigaikÅ¡tis, Russian Великий князь Velikii kniaz) ranks in honour below Emperor and Tsar but higher than a sovereign Prince (Fürst) or Royal Prince. ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +380 44 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athens, Brussels, Budapest... Events Taira no Kiyomori becomes the first samurai to be appointed Daijo Daijin, chief minister of the government of Japan Peter of Blois becomes the tutor of William II of Sicily Absalon, archbishop of Denmark, leads the first Danish synod at Lund Absalon fortifies Copenhagen William Marshal, the greatest knight... Events Nur ad-Din invades Egypt, and his nephew Saladin becomes the sultan over the territory conquered by Nur ad-Din. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the court of Henry II because of a string of infidelities. ... Iziaslav II Mstislavich (Изяслав II Мстиславич in Russian) (c. ...

Along with his father, he participated in the wars against Yury Dolgoruky and the Chernigov princes. After an initial victory against the Cumans in 1153, Mstislav was defeated by the Cumans at the Psel river. Yury Dolgoruky forced him to flee to Poland in 1155, but the next year Mstislav returned with a new army and defeated Dolgoruky at Volynsk. Dolgoruky died in 1157, and Mstislav had himself crowned at Volynsk. Monument to Yury Dolgourky in Moscow. ... The Cumans, also known as Polovtsy (Slavic for yellowish) were a nomadic West Turkic tribe living on the north of the Black Sea along the Volga. ... Events January 6 - Henry of Anjou arrives in England. ... Monument to Yury Dolgourky in Moscow. ... Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events Births 8 September - Richard I of England Deaths August 21 - Alfonso VII, king of Castile (b. ...

In 1151 Mstislav married Agnieszka, the daughter of King Boleslaus III of Poland. They had three sons: Events Ghazni is burned by the princes of Ghur Geoffrey of Anjou dies, and succeeded by his son Henry, aged 18. ... Boleslaus III on a painting by Jan Matejko Boleslaus III the Wrymouth (Polish: Bolesław III Krzywousty), (1086-1138) was duke of Poland from 1102. ...

  1. Roman Mstislavich (c. 1152-1205)
  2. Sviatoslav Mstislavich, Prince of Brest
  3. Vsevolod Mstislavich, Prince of Belz (died 1194)

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