Person:Vasily I of Moscow (1)

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Vasily I of Moscow
b.30 Dec 1371
d.27 Feb 1425
  1. Vasily I of Moscow1371 - 1425
  1. Anna of Moscow1403 - 1417
  2. Vasily II of Moscow1415 - 1462
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Name Vasily I of Moscow
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Dec 1371 Rurik dynasty
Death[1] 27 Feb 1425
Reference Number? Q272156?


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Vasily I Dmitriyevich (; 30 December 137127 February 1425) was the Grand Prince of Moscow (r. 1389—1425), heir of Dmitry Donskoy (r. 1359—1389). He ruled as a Golden Horde vassal between 1389-1395, and again in 1412-1425. The raid on the Volgan regions in 1395 by Mongol emir Timur resulted in a state of anarchy for the Golden Horde and the independence of Moscow. In 1412, Vasily reinstated himself as a vassal of the Horde. He had entered an alliance with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1392 and married the only daughter of Vytautas the Great, Sophia, though the alliance turned out to be fragile, and they waged war against each other in 1406–1408.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Vasily I of Moscow, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.