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Василий Кострома́ Ярославич

Birthplace: Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia
Death: Died in Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia
Place of Burial: Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia
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Son of Yaroslav II Grand Prince of Vladimir and Fjodosina Igorevna of Ryazan
Brother of Fyodor Yaroslavich; Andrei II Grand Prince of Vladimir; Konstantin Yaroslavich Prince of Galich and Dmitrov; Maria Yaroslavich; Mikhail Yaroslavich "The Brave" and 4 others
Half brother of Yaroslav III Yaroslavich Prince of Tver and Grand Prince of Vladimir and Alexander Yaroslavich Невский, Pr Alexandr "Nievskiy" of Novgorod etc.

Occupation: князь костромской, великий князь Владимирский (1272—1276)
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About Vasily of Kostroma

Vasily Yaroslavich

Born: 1241 Died: 1276

Father: Yaroslav II Grand Prince of Vladimir Mother: Fjodosina Igorevna of Ryazan Spouse: Name unknown Issue: (2) Unnamed children, died young,%20Rurik.htm

VASILY Iaroslavich (1241-1277, bur Kostroma Church of St Fedor).  He was appointed Prince of Kostroma in 1247 by his uncle Sviatoslav Grand Prince of Vladimir.  He succeeded his brother in 1272 as VASILY Grand Prince of Vladimir.  With Mongol help, he deprived his nephew Dmitry Aleksandrovich of Novgorod in 1273.  He tried to restore Vladimir's authority over Novgorod, which had declined during the reign of his brother Iaroslav.  m (Kostroma 1266) ---.  The name of Vasily´s wife is not known.  Vasily & his wife had two unknamed children, who died young.

Vasily Yaroslavich (1241–1276) was one of the least remarkable Grand Dukes of Vladimir. The youngest son of Yaroslav II, he was given Kostroma by his uncle Svyatoslav III in 1246. As the eldest surviving grandson of Vsevolod III, he succeeded to Vladimir in 1272 and to Novgorod the following year. He was one of the first princes who didn't bother to leave their own town (i.e., Kostroma) and settle in Vladimir. His descendants continued to rule Kostroma for half a century after his death in January 1276.

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Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia
Age 35
Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia
Kostroma, Province of Kostroma, Russia