Person:Rurik Russia (1)

Rurik _____, Grand Duke of Novgorod
Facts and Events
Name Rurik _____, Grand Duke of Novgorod
Gender Male
Birth? 830 Novgorod, Novgorod, Russia
Title (nobility)? From 862 to 879 Grand Prince Of Kiev, Founder Rurik dynasty
Alt Marriage Abt 876 Novgorod, Novgorod, Russiato Edvina de Novgorod
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Edvina de Novgorod
Death[2] 879 Kiev, Ukraine
Reference Number[3] Q7990?

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Rurik (also Riurik; Old Church Slavonic Rjurikŭ, from Old Norse Hrøríkʀ; 830 – 879), according to the 12th-century Primary Chronicle, was a Varangian chieftain of the Rus' who in the year 862 gained control of Ladoga, and built the Holmgard settlement near Novgorod. He is the founder of the Rurik Dynasty, which ruled the Kievan Rus' and its successor states, including the Grand Duchy of Moscow and the Tsardom of Russia, until the 17th century.

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  1.   Weis, Frederick Lewis; Walter Lee Sheppard; and David Faris. Ancestral roots of certain American colonists, who came to America before 1700: the lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and some of their descendants. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 7th Edition c1992)
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  2. Brian Tompsett, (i)Directory of Royal Genealogy Data(/i) (United Kingdom: University of Hull,).
  3. Rurik, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.