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Stefan Vojislav
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d.1043
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Name Stefan Vojislav
Gender Male
Birth? House of Vojislavljević
Marriage to Unknown
Death[1] 1043
Reference Number? Q1360040?


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'Stefan Vojislav' (Montenegrin and ; ; 1034–d. 1043) was the Prince of Duklja from 1040 to 1043. Beginning in the year 1018, he served as a Byzantine governor, until 1034 when he led an unsuccessful revolt that landed him in a prison at Constantinople. He managed to escape and returned home, this time successfully gaining the independence of his statelet and expanding his rule over southern Dalmatia and its hinterland. Thereon, he would rule as Prince of the Serbs, a title signifying supreme leadership among Serbs.

He is the eponymous founder of the Vojislavljević dynasty.

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  1. Stefan Vojislav, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.