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Yaroslav I The Wise of Kiev, Prince of Kiev

Yaroslav I The Wise of Kiev, Prince of Kiev

Male 978 - 1054  (76 years)

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  • Name Yaroslav I The Wise of Kiev   [1
    Suffix Prince of Kiev 
    Born 978 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 1019/1054 
    Name Jarislaus I 
    _FSFTID LZCY-BVD 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LZCY-BVD 
    Died 20 Feb 1054  Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Acceded: 1019

      Burke calls him Great Duke of Russia. Snorri Sturlasson call him Prince of
      Holmgarth and shows his children as Holti-Nimble, Vissivald, Ellisif.

      http://www.hull.ac.uk/php/cssbct/cgi-bin/gedlkup.php/n=royal?royal05601

      Yaroslav I the Wise, Grand Prince of Kiev
      Born in 978
      Acceded in 1019
      Died on Ferburary 20, 1054 at Kiev
      Kievan Rus achieved its greatest power and splendor under Yaroslav the Wise in the 11th century. Yaroslav made Kiev a great city and built magnificent buildings, including the notable Cathedral of Saint Sophia or Hagia Sophia of Kiev. Yaroslav did much to develop Kievan Rus education and culture. He also revised the first Russian law code, the so-called Russkaya Pravda or Russian Justice. After his death in 1054, Kievan Rus declined. Yaroslav's grandson, Vladimir II Monomachus, made the final attempt to unite Kievan Rus, but after his death in 1125 the fragmentation continued as other Kievan Rus principalities challenged Kiev's supremacy.

      By the 13th century, the East Slavic lands became a loose federation of city-states, held together by common language, religion, traditions, and customs. Although ruled by members of the house of Rurik, these city-states were often at war with one another. The area became an easy target for bands of invading Asiatic Mongols.

      .....Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation.Yaroslav had a son, but the name of the mother is unknown:
      Elias, Prince of Novgorod
      Yaroslav married 1019 to Ingeborg Olafsdottir, a daughter of Olaf Skötkonung, King of Sweden.

      Yaroslav and Ingeborg had the following children:
      Anne of Kiev
      Izyaslav I, Prince of Kiev, 1054 - 1078, deposed 1068 - 1069 and 1073 - 1076.
      Svyatoslav II, Prince of Kiev, 1073 - 1076
      Vsevolod I, Prince of Kiev, 1076 - 1093, deposed 1077 - 1078.
      Ellisif ( or Elizabeth) of Kiev, married first in 1045 to Harald III Hardrada, King of Norway, who was slain on September 25, 1066 at the Battle of Stamford Bridge. Ellisif married second in 1067 to Svend II, King of Denmark.
      Valdimar ( or Holti) the Nimble, Prince of Novgorod, 1036 - 1052.
      Anastasia Agmunda of Kiev, married circa 1046 to Andrew I, King of Hungary.
      Viacheslav, Prince of Smolensk 1054 - 1056
      Igor of Vladimir, Prince of Vladimir 1054 - 1060
      Dobronega (or Maria) of Kiev, married 1038 to Casimir I, King of Poland.


      http://www.thepeerage.com/p449.htm#i4482


      Jarislaus I, Grand Duke of Kiev also went by the nick-name of Jarislaus 'the Wise' (?).«sup»2«/sup» He gained the title of «i»Grand Duke Jarislaus I of Kiev«/i» in 1019.«sup»1,2

      1. «/sup»Marcellus Donald R. von Redlich, "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, volume I " (1941; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), page 63. Hereinafter cited as "Pedigrees of Emperor Charlemagne, I".

      2. John Morby, "Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook" (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 167. Hereinafter cited as "Dynasties of the World".

      3. Russia, online http://www.friesian.com/russia.htm. Hereinafter cited as Russia.

      4. Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, "Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition" (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 24. Hereinafter cited as "Lines of Succession".
    Person ID I4650  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2015 

    Father Vladimir (St.) The Great of Kiev, Grand Prince of Kiev,   b. 960,   d. 15 Jul 1015, Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Rogneda Von Polotzk, Nun,   d. 1002 
    Married 980 
    Family ID F1365  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ingigerd (Saint Anna) Olafsdottir,   b. Abt 1001, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1050, Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1019 
    Children 
     1. Ellisif (Elizabeth) Jaroslavna,   b. Abt 1032,   d. Abt 1067  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Anastasia Agmunda of Kiev Yaroslavna, Princess,   b. Abt 1023, Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Aft 1074  (Age ~ 52 years)
     3. Anna of Kiev Yaroslavna, Princess,   b. 1024,   d. Aft 1075  (Age 52 years)
     4. Valdimar (Holti) The Nimble, Prince of Novgorod,   b. 1020,   d. 4 Oct 1052  (Age 32 years)
     5. Izyaslav I of Kiev, Prince of Kiev,   b. 1025,   d. 3 Oct 1078  (Age 53 years)
     6. Svyatoslav II of Kiev, Prince of Kiev,   b. Abt 1029,   d. 27 Dec 1076, Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     7. Vsevolod I of Kiev, Prince of Kiev,   b. 1030,   d. 13 Apr 1093  (Age 63 years)
     8. Igor of Vladimir, Prince of Vladimir,   d. 1060
     9. Viacheslav, Prince of Smolensk,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F1355  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. Elias of Novgorod, Prince of Novgorod,   d. 1020
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F2092  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, Brian Tompsett, Dept of Computer Science, University of Hull, England([email protected]), (This work is Copyright b 1994-2002 Brian C Tompsett).