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Efanda Of Novogorod

Russian: Ефанда Рюрикович (Урманская), Lithuanian: Efenda (Edvina) Of Novogorod, Kunigaikštienė
Also Known As: "Alfrind", "Sfandra", "Edvinda", "Edvina", "Edviga of Urman"
Birthplace: Orman
Death: Died in Veliky Novgorod, gorod Velikiy Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Cause of death: died during childbirth
Immediate Family:

Wife of Hvítserkr Ragnarsson and Rurik, Founder of the Rurikid Dynasty
Mother of Haskuldr / Askold; Dir, Prince of Kiev and Igor, Grand Duke of Kiev

Occupation: Grand Duchess Of Novgorod
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About Efanda, Grand Duchess of Novgorod

Efanda (Alfvind) - according Yoakimovski Chronicle she was a Norwegian (Urmanian) princess, the wife of Novgorod prince Rurik. Her name, with reference to this chronicle, is mentioned by Historian V. N. Tatischev. Nothing more is known about her, except that Tatischev believed her being a sister of Oleg (Oleg of Novgorod).

Source: http://www.bibliotekar.ru/hmyrov/92.htm

EFANDA or EDVINDA Grand Duchess   The name Efanda or Edvinda in Yoakimovski Chronicle is referred to the wife of Rurik, the first Russian sovereign. The story says that a princess of Urmania or Norway, who died in the year that is not known, but earlier than her husband and shortly after the birth of a son (Igor). Besides that (from her or other wife) Rurik had had a daughter, whose name is unknown; the sons of that daughter Akun and Uleb really existed.   In the same Yoakimovski Chronicle it is narrated that Oleg, the autocratic ruler of the state after Rurik, was the brother Efanda or Edvinda.

О Efanda, Grand Duchess of Novgorod (русский)

Ефа́нда (Эфа́нда, Алфви́нд) — согласно Иоакимовской летописи, норвежская королевна, жена новгородского князя Рюрика, имя которой, со ссылкой на данную летопись, упоминает В. Н. Татищев. Больше о ней почти ничего не известно, кроме того Татищев считал её сестрой Олега.

Одна из жён Рюрика быля Ефанда, дочь «урманского» (норвежского) князя, которая родила Ингоря (Игоря Рюриковича). Брат Ефанды, «урманский» князь Олег стал княжить после смерти Рюрика.

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Efanda, Grand Duchess of Novgorod's Timeline

Age 15
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Kiev, Ukraine
Age 50
Novgorod, Russia
Age 53
Veliky Novgorod, gorod Velikiy Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, Russia