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Andrey III of Gorodets

Russian: Андрей Александрович Алекса́ндрович (Рюриковичи Владимирские), князь владимирский, Lithuanian: Andrejus of Gorodets, Kunigaištis
Death: Died in Gorodets, Province of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Place of Burial: Gorodets, Province of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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Son of Alexander Yaroslavich Невский, Pr Alexandr "Nievskiy" of Novgorod etc. and Paraskeviya "Aleksandra" Bryacheslavna of Polotsk
Husband of Vasilisa Dmitrievna of Rostov
Father of Boris Andreievich
Brother of Dmitry of Pereslavl; Daniil (Daniel) Aleksandrovich Grand Prince of Moscow; Vasily (Vasili) Aleksandrovich and NN Alexandrovna Smolenska
Half brother of Eudoxia Aleksandrovna

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About Andrei (Andrey) of Gorodets

Andrei Alexandrovich (Russian: Андре́й Алекса́ндрович)

Born: 1255 Died: July 1304, Gorodets

Father: Aleksandr Iaroslavich "Nievskiy" Mother: Aleksandra Spouse: Name unknown Issue: Ivan Dmitrievich (1), Aleksandr Dmitrievich, Ivan Dmitrievich (2), Maria Dmitrievna, Unknown Dmitrievna,%20Rurik.htm

ANDREI Aleksandrovich ([1255]-27 Jul 1304, bur Gorodets[828]). Prince of Gorodeno and Kostroma 1276. He took part in the Mongol campaign against the north Caucasus in 1277. He succeeded in 1281 as ANDREI Grand Prince of Vladimir when his brother was deposed by the Mongols, but was deposed in his turn in 1283 after his brother gained the support of the Mongol commander Nogai. He was installed as Prince of Novgorod in 1283, but was replaced by his brother Dmitry in 1284, 1293. Andrei was restored as Grand Prince in 1293 with the support of the new khan Tokhta. m (1294) VASILISA Dmitrievna of Rostov, daughter of DMITRY Borisovich Prince of Rostov & his wife ---. Andrei & his wife had one child, Boris Andreievich.

Andrey III Alexandrovich (ca. 1255 – 27 July 1304) was a Russian prince, son of Alexander Nevsky, who received from his father the town of Gorodets on the Volga. In 1276, he added Kostroma to his possessions and joined the struggle for Grand Duchy of Vladimir-Suzdal. In 1281 Andrey, joining the Mongol army, expelled his elder brother Dmitri from Vladimir. After some feasting with Mongols in Vladimir, Andrey went to Novgorod, where he was heartily welcomed by populace. Meanwhile, his brother allied himself with the powerful Nogai Khan, who reinstated Dmitry as Grand Duke of Vladimir in 1283. During the following decade, Andrey thrice brought the Mongols to Russia in order to wrestle Vladimir from his brother. In the campaign of 1293 they pillaged 14 Russian towns, finally forcing Dmitry to abdicate. Even when elevated to the grand ducal throne of Vladimir, Andrey continued to live in Gorodets. During the last decade of his reign he struggled with a league formed by Daniel of Moscow, Mikhail of Tver, and Ivan of Pereslavl.

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Age 40
July 27, 1304
Age 49
Gorodets, Province of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Gorodets, Province of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia