Mikhail Yaroslavich "The Brave"

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Mikhail Iaroslavich Khorobrit (The Brave) (Russian: Михайл Ярославич Хоробрит)

Born: Unknown Died: 15 January, 1248 Spouse: Unknown Issue: Boris Mikhailovich

Father: Yaroslav II of Vladimir Mother: Fedosia Igorevna of Ryazan


MIKHAIL Iaroslavich "Khorobrit" (-killed in battle Protva 15 Jan 1248). Prince of Moscow 1247. He succeeded briefly in 1248 as MIKHAIL Grand Prince of Vladimir. He was killed fighting an invasion by the Lithuanians who were eventually defeated at Zubtsov near the Smolensk border.


Mikhail Iaroslavich was Prince of Moscow (1246–1248) and Grand Prince of Vladimir in 1248. He was a younger brother of Aleksandr Nevsky and he and his son, Boris, are sometimes said to have been princes of Moscow before Daniil Aleksandrovich, although this is not always accepted. In 1248, he seized the town of Vladimir and expelled Grand Prince Sviatoslav Vsevolodovich, his uncle, who fled to Yuriev-Polsky. Mikhail was killed fighting the nephews of the Lithuanian King Mindaugas, Tautvilas and Gedivydas, at the Battle of Protva on January 15, 1248.

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Moscow - son of Yaroslav II
January 15, 1248
Age 19