Basilus II Lecapenus Byzantine Emperor

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Basilus II Lecapenus, Byzantine Emperor

Greek: Βασίλειος Β Lecapenus, Byzantine Emperor
Nicknames: "император Василий II Багнерородни", "Βασίλειος Β΄ Βουλγαροκτόνος", "Βασίλειος Β'", "Basil the Porphyrogenitus and Basil the Young"
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Birthplace: Constantinople,Byzantium
Death: Died in Constantinople
Place of Burial: Byzantine Empire
Immediate Family:

Son of Romanos II, Byzantine Emperor and Theophano Phokas, Byzantine Empress
Brother of Thefania av Bysants; Constantine VIII Porphyrogenitos, Byzantine Emperor and Anna Porphyrogeneta, Princess Of Bulgaria

Occupation: Keiser, king 10 jan 976-1025
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Basilus II Lecapenus Byzantine Emperor's Timeline

802
802
- July 26, 811

killed in the Battle of Pliska

811
July 26, 811
- October 2, 811

Son of Nikephoros I
co-emperor with father 803
ruled alone from 811

811
- 813

Married daughter of Nikephoros I

813
813
- December 25, 820
820
December 25, 820
- October 2, 829
829
October 2, 829
- January 20, 842

son of Michael II

842
January 20, 842
- 867

crowned co-ruler by father 840
under Mother Theodora's regency 842- 15 march 856

867
867
- 886

usurped throne from Michael III
married to Michael's love - sons Stephen and Leo might belong to either

886
886
- May 11, 912

father may be Basil I (mother's husband) or Michael III (mother's lover)

912
May 11, 912
- September 19, 913

co-emperor with father c.879
ruled as senoir emperor alongside leo's son Constantine VII 912-913