Глеб Святославич, Князь Тмутараканский, Князь Новгор (b. - 1078) MP

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Death: Died in Zavaloche
Cause of death: Killed in battle
Occupation: князь Тмутараканский (1064 и 1066-1068), Новгородский (1068-1073 и 1077-1078), Переяславский (1073-1077), князь Тмутараканский с 1069
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About Глеб Святославич, Князь Тмутараканский, Князь Новгор

Gleb Svyatoslavich (Russian: Глеб Святославич)

Born: Unknown Died: 30 May 1078 Volok

Father: Svyatoslav II Mother: Kilikia von Dithmarschen Spouse: Unknown Issue: Unknown


GLEB Sviatoslavich (-killed in battle 30 May 1078, bur Chernigov, Church of the Saviour). The Primary Chronicle names Gleb, son of Sviatoslav, recording that he was expelled from Tmutorakan by Rostislav in 1064, restored by his father in 1065, before being expelled again by Rostislav. Prince of Tmutorokan 1064-1065/69. His father installed him as Prince of Novgorod in 1068, in succession to Mstislav Iziaslavich who had been forced out by Vseslav Prince of Polotsk, while Mstislav's father Iziaslav Grand Prince of Kiev was in exile in Poland. He successfully defended Novgorod against a raid by the Kuman [Cumans] in Oct 1069, but was forced out in 1073, restored in 1077, but forced out again in 1078 and killed[250]. The Primary Chronicle records that Gleb, son of Sviatoslav, was killed in "Zavaloche"


Gleb Svyatoslavich was the ruler of Tmutarakan. He ruled this area under the overal authority of his father Svyatoslav II the Prince of Chernigov. In 1064 Gleb was removed from power by the forces of Rostislav, the son of a former ruler of Novogorod. In 1065 Svyatoslav restored Gleb to the rulership of Tmutarakan. However once Svyatoslav had returned with his army back to Chernigov, Rostislav invaded again and displaced Gleb from power once more.

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May 30, 1078
Chernigov, Russia