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Michael VIII Palaiologos
b.1223
d.11 Dec 1282
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Name Michael VIII Palaiologos
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1223
Death[1] 11 Dec 1282


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Michael VIII Palaiologos or Palaeologus (; 1223 – 11 December 1282) reigned as Byzantine Emperor 1259–1282. Michael VIII was the founder of the Palaiologan dynasty that would rule the Byzantine Empire until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. He recovered Constantinople from the Latin Empire in 1261 and transformed the Empire of Nicaea into a restored Byzantine Empire.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michael VIII Palaiologos, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   MIKHAEL Doukas Komnenos Palaiologos, son of ANDRONIKOS Doukas Komnenos Palaiologos, megas domestikos & his wife Theodora Palaiologina ([1224/25]-11 Dec 1282, bur outside Constantinople, later transferred to Selymbria), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.