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Isaac Komnenos

Greek: Ισαάκιος Κομνηνός
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Constantinople, Byzantine Empire
Death: July 20, 1152 (59)
İstanbul, Turkey
Place of Burial: Turkey
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexios I, Eastern Roman Emperor and Irene Augusta Doukaina
Husband of Kata Irena of Georgia
Father of Andronikos I, Byzantine Emperor; Ioannes Komnenos Tzelepes; Maria Komnene; Anna Komnene; Eudokia Komnene and 1 other
Brother of Anna Komnene, Historian and Princess of Byzantine Empire; (Maria) Komnene; John II the Good, Eastern Roman Emperor; Eudokia Komnene; Andronikos Komnenos and 3 others

Occupation: Sebastokrator, Hertig i Antioch, guvenör i Konstaninopel
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Isaac Komnenos

Isaac Komnenos or Comnenus (Greek: Ἰσαάκιος Κομνηνός, Isaakios Komnēnos; 16 January 1093 – after 1152) was the third son of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos (r. 1081–1118) and Empress Irene Doukaina. He was raised to the high rank of sebastokrator by his older brother John II Komnenos, but they later fell out and Isaac was exiled by John for several years. During the struggle for John's succession in 1143, he supported the unsuccessful candidacy of his nephew, likewise named Isaac, over the younger Manuel I Komnenos. A few years later, he was forced to retire to a monastery by Manuel. Isaac was noted for his erudition and his patronage of learning.

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January 16, 1093
Constantinople, Byzantine Empire
Age 24
July 20, 1152
Age 59
İstanbul, Turkey
Age 58