Manvydas of Lithuania was born circa 1304 to Gediminas (c1275-1341) and Jewna of Polotsk (c1280-c1344) and died 2 February 1348 at the Battle of Strėva (1348) of killed in battle. Ancestors are from Lithuania, Belarus.
Manvydas or Monwid (Russian: Монтивид;c1304-1348), Prince of Slonim (1341-1348) was the eldest son of Gediminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and inherited Kernavė and Slonim after his father's death in 1341. Nothing else is known about his life.
Earlier it was believed that he was the eldest son and was born about 1288 . However, new research has rejected this view. For example, a Polish historian Tengovsky believes he was the youngest son of Grand Duke was born between 1313 and 1315. .
See also Edit
- (Lithuanian) Jonas Zinkus, et al., ed (1986). "Manvydas". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija. II. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 688.
- (Polish) Tęgowski, Jan (1999). Pierwsze pokolenia Giedyminowiczów. Poznań-Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Historyczne. pp. 244–245. ISBN 8391356310.
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|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Mantvydas, Monwid, Монтивид|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Eldest son of Gediminas|
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|DATE OF DEATH||1348|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Battle of Strėva|
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