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Maria Mstislavna Rurik of Kiev was born circa 1108 to Mstislav I Vladimirovich of Kiev (1076-1132) and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden (c1080-1122) and died circa 1155 of unspecified causes. She married Vsevolod II Olgovich of Kiev (1094-1146) . Ancestors are from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden, the Byzantine Empire.

Maria (Agafia) Mstislavna (died 1179 ) - wife of the Grand Prince of Kiev Vsevolod Olgovich, daughter of the Grand Prince of Kiev Mstislav Vladimirovich and Swedish Princess Christina.

Biography

Princess Maria (Agafia) Mstislavna was married to the Novgorod-Severus prince Vsevolod Olgovich in 1116 . Her husband was a long-time opponent of her father, and the marriage was called upon to soften relations.

Later, when her husband took the throne of Kiev from the wife of his wife Monomashich, his wife became an important mediator between him and his brothers. For example, during a dispute about the Novgorod table Izyaslav Mstislavich instructs her to "ask for" his wife in that she carries out [1] .

It is believed that she was one of the founders of the Church of St. Cyril in Kiev , which began to be built in 1139, with the accession of Vsevolod to the throne of the throne. It was the main cathedral of the Cyril Monastery, apparently designed to become the family burial vault of the Chernigov princes of the Ol'govichi . In this church Mary was buried.

Children

Maria and Vsevolod had five children:

Notes


Literature

  • Морозова Л. Великие и неизвестные женщины Древней Руси. — Мoscow, АСТ, 2009




Children


Offspring of Maria Mstislavna of Kiev and Vsevolod II Olgovich of Kiev (1094-1146)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Svyatoslav III Vsevolodovich of Kiev (c1123-1194) 1123 1194 Mariya Vasilkovna of Polotsk (c1125-c1180)

Yaroslav Vsevolodovich of Chernigov (1139-1198) 1139 1198 Irina NN

Anna Vsevolodovna of Chernigov (c1124-c1180) 1180 Ivan Vasilkovich of Terebovl (c1090-1141)

Zvenislava Vsevolodovna of Chernigov (c1126-c1157) 1157 Bolesław I the Tall of Poland (1127-1201)

Siblings


Offspring of Mstislav I Vladimirovich of Kiev
(Мстислав Владимирович Великий, Великий князь Киевский) and Christina Ingesdotter of Sweden (c1080-1122)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Maria Mstislavna of Kiev (c1108-c1155) 1108 1155 Vsevolod II Olgovich of Kiev (1094-1146)

Izyaslav II Mstislavich of Kiev (c1097-1154) 1097 13 November 1154 Agnes of the Holy Roman Empire (c1116-1151)

Rostislav Mstislavich of Kiev (c1110-1167) 1110 14 March 1167
Rogneda Mstislavna of Kiev (c1112-c1159) 1112 1159 Yaroslav Svyatopolkovich of Volhynia (c1091-1123)

Vsevolod Mstislavich of Pskov (c1095-1138) 1095 Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, Russia February 1138 Pskov, Pskov Oblast, Russia Unnamed daughter of Svyatoslav Davydovich (c1103-c1160)

Svyatopolk Mstislavich of Volhynia (c1115-1154) 1115 20 February 1154 Eufimia of Olomouc (1115-c1170)

Kseniya Mstislavna of Kiev (c1118-c1160)
Ingeborg Mstislavna of Kiev (c1100-c1145) 1100 1140 Knud Lavard (1096-1131)

Malmfred Mstislavna of Kiev (c1105-c1140) 1105 Sigurd I of Norway (c1090-1130)
Eric II of Denmark (c1090-1137)

Evpraksiya Mstislavna of Kiev (c1102-c1135) 1102 1140 Alexios Komnenos (1106-1142)

Offspring of Mstislav I Vladimirovich of Kiev
(Мстислав Владимирович Великий, Великий князь Киевский) and Lyubava Dmitriyevna (c1104-c1170)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Vladimir III Mstislavich of Kiev (1132-1171) 1132 30 May 1171 Unnamed daughter of Beloš (c1130-c1190)

Yaropolk Mstislavich of Porossk (c1131-1149) 1131 1149
Euphrosyne Mstislavna of Kiev (1130-1193) 1130 1193 Géza II of Hungary (c1130-1162)


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Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • year of birth from sister's
¶ Death
  • year of death from average life span
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