Person:Leo VI the Wise (1)

Leo VI "the Wise" _____, Byzantine Emperor
b.19 Sep 866 Constantinople
d.11 May 912 Constantinople
  1. Leo VI "the Wise" _____, Byzantine Emperor866 - 912
m. Abt 883
  1. Evdokia _____Abt 890 - 893
m. Est 894
  1. Anna of ByzantiumEst 897 - Bet 901 & 904
m. spring 900
  1. Unknown (26386)901 - Abt 901
  • HLeo VI "the Wise" _____, Byzantine Emperor866 - 912
  • WZoe Karbonopsina885 - Aft 919
m. 9 Jan 906
  1. Constantine VII "Porphyrogenitos" _____, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire905 - 959
Facts and Events
Name Leo VI "the Wise" _____, Byzantine Emperor
Alt Name[1] Λέων ΣΤ΄ ὁ Σοφός _____
Gender Male
Birth[2] 19 Sep 866 ConstantinopleHouse of Macedonians
Alt Birth[2] Abt Sep 867
Marriage Abt 883 ConstantinopleManaura
to Theophano Martiniake _____
Other Abt 893 marriage repudiated
with Theophano Martiniake _____
Marriage Est 894 to Zoe Zaoutzaina _____
Marriage spring 900 to Eudokia Baïana _____
Marriage 9 Jan 906 to Zoe Karbonopsina
Death[2] 11 May 912 Constantinople
Reference Number? Q41618?

Disputed Lineages

Officially, Leo was the son of Basileios I and his wife Evdokia Ingerina, but Basileios seems to have suspected that in reality his father was Mikhael III. It is not possible to know for sure what the truth was.

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Leo VI, called the Wise (19 September 866 – 11 May 912), was Byzantine Emperor from 886 to 912. The second ruler of the Macedonian dynasty (although his parentage is unclear), he was very well read, leading to his epithet. During his reign, the renaissance of letters, begun by his predecessor Basil I, continued; but the Empire also saw several military defeats in the Balkans against Bulgaria and against the Arabs in Sicily and the Aegean. His reign also witnessed the formal discontinuation of several ancient Roman institutions, such as the separate office of Roman consul.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 LEON, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.