Person:Alexander Nevsky (1)

Alexander Nevsky
b.30 May 1220
d.14 Nov 1263
Facts and Events
Name Alexander Nevsky
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 May 1220 Rurik dynasty
Marriage to Alexandra Brachyslavna
Death[1] 14 Nov 1263
Reference Number? Q174044?

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St. Alexander Yaroslavich Nevsky (; ; 13 May 1221 – 14 November 1263) served as Prince of Novgorod (1236–40 and 1240–56 and 1258-1259), Grand Prince of Kiev (1236–52) and Grand Prince of Vladimir (1252–63) during some of the most difficult times in Kievan Rus' history.

Commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Rus', St. Alexander – the grandson of Vsevolod the Big Nest – rose to legendary status on account of his military victories over German and Swedish invaders while agreeing to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde. He was canonized as a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church by Metropolite Macarius in 1547.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Alexander Nevsky, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   ALEKSANDR Iaroslavich "Nievskiy", son of IAROSLAV Vsevolodich Grand Prince of Vladimir & his third wife Fedosia Igorevich of Riazan ([30 May 1220]-Gorodets 14 Nov 1263, bur Vladimir Monastery of the Nativity), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.