Leo VI 'The Wise' Byzantine Emperor

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Greek: Λέων
Also Known As: "Leo VI 'The Wise' Byzantine Emperor"
Birthplace: Constantinople, Eastern Roman Empire
Death: Died in Constantinple, Eastern Roman Empire
Place of Burial: Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople, Eastern Roman Empire
Immediate Family:

Son of Basil I, Byzantine Emperor; Michael III, Byzantine Emperor and Eudokia Ingerina, Byzantine Empress
Husband of Theophano Martiniake, Byzantine Empress; Zoe Zaoutzaina; Eudocia Baiana and Zoë Karbonopsina, Byzantine Empress
Father of Eudocia; Anna Myakes, Byzantine princess; Basil and Constantine VII, Byzantine Emperor
Brother of Stephanus I, Patriarch of Constantinople; Anastasia Mamikonid; Constantine; Gregoria and Alexandros III, Byzantine Emperor

Occupation: Kejsare i Byzan 886-912, Empereur de Byzance, Empereur de Constantinople (886-912), Empereur de Byzance (866), Kejsare, Empereur d'Orient (42e, 886-912), emperor 886-912, Emperor of Byzantium, byzantinischer Kaiser von 886 bis 912
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About Leo VI 'The Wise' Byzantine Emperor

The identity of his father is uncertain. His mother was the wife of Basil I but mistress of Michael III.

Leo VI "the Wise" or "the Philosopher" (Greek: Λέων ΣΤ΄, Leōn VI), (September 19, 866 – May 11, 912) was Byzantine emperor from 886 to 912 during one of the most brilliant periods of the state's history.


  • Theophano Martiniake
  • Zoe Zaoutzaina
  • Eudokia Baïana
  • Zoe Karbonopsina


  • Eudokia
  • Anna
  • Anna
  • Basil
  • Constantine VII


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Лъв VI Философ (Мъдри) (на гръцки Λέων ΣΤ' ο Σοφός; 19 септември 866 — 11 май 912) е византийски император от 886 г. до смъртта си. Извършва редица държавни промени — засилва самодържавието, ограничава ролята на сената и димите, премахва градското самоуправление. Претърпява поражение при Булгарофигон (896) от българските войски. През 903 г. е направен неуспешен опит да бъде убит, а през 905 избухнал бунт воден от Андроник Дука. Лъв VI предизвикал и дворцов скандал след четвъртия си брак със Зоя Карбонопсина - майка на император Константин Багренородни. Издава сборник със закони „Василики“. По негово време арабите превземат Солун през 904 година.

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Leo VI 'The Wise' Byzantine Emperor's Timeline

September 19, 866
Constantinople, Eastern Roman Empire
Age 18
Age 19
Byzantium (Constantinople), Istanbul, Turkey
Age 19
Age 33
May 17, 905
Age 38
Constantinople, Turkey (Byzantium)
May 11, 912
Age 45
Constantinple, Eastern Roman Empire
September 6
Constantinople, Turkey