Person:Sviatoslav III of Vladimir (1)

Sviatoslav III of Vladimir
b.27 Mar 1196
d.3 Feb 1252
  1. Konstantin of Rostov1186 - 1218
  2. Yuri II of Vladimir1189 - 1238
  3. Yaroslav II of Vladimir1191 - 1246
  4. Vladimir Vsevolodovich1192 - 1227
  5. Sviatoslav III of Vladimir1196 - 1252
  6. Ivan Vsyevolodovitch1197 - 1247
Facts and Events
Name Sviatoslav III of Vladimir
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 Mar 1196
Death[1] 3 Feb 1252
Reference Number? Q550646?


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Sviatoslav Vsevolodovich of Vladimir (Russian: Святослав III Всеволодович) (27 March 1196 – 3 February 1252) was the Prince of Novgorod (1200–1205, 1207–1210) and Grand Prince of Vladimir-Suzdal (1246–1248).

Sviatoslav Vsevolodovich was the sixth son of Vsevolod the Big Nest and Maria Shvarnovna. During the partition of his father's lands, he received the town of Yuriev-Polsky. It was he who commissioned the town's principal landmark, the Cathedral of St. George, constructed in 1230–34. In 1220 Sviatoslav sacked Aşlı in Volga Bulgaria.

Sviatoslav's reign in Vladimir was short and uneventful. In 1248, his nephew Mikhail Khorobrit of Moscow, in defiance of the centuries-old succession system, seized the city of Vladimir and ousted Sviatoslav back to Yuriev-Polsky. Two years later, Sviatoslav and his son visited the Golden Horde, pleading with the Khan to reinstate him on the grand princely throne. He died on 3 February 1252 and was buried in Yuriev-Polsky.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.