Person:Vukan Nemanjić (1)

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Vukan , Nemanjić
b.1170s
d.aft. 1207
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Name Vukan , Nemanjić
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1170s House of Vukanović
Death[1] aft. 1207
Reference Number? Q648277?


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Vukan Nemanjić (; before 1165 – after 1207) was the Grand Prince of the Grand Principality of Serbia from 1202 to 1204. He was the Grand Prince of Pomorje (titular King) from 1195 until his death. He was the eldest (of three), but his father had instead chosen his younger brother Stefan as heir, as soon as his father died, he plotted against his brother, Stefan II Nemanjić, and took the throne by force, in a coup assisted by the Kingdom of Hungary. He was defeated two years later, and was pardoned by his third brother, who became Saint Sava, and he continued to rule his appanage of Zeta unpunished.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Vukan Nemanjić, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.