Volodimir II Yaroslavich of Halych

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Volodimir Yaroslavich Rurikid

Russian: князь Владимир Ярославич Галицкий
Also Known As: "Vladimir II Yaroslavich of Halych", "Олег Ярославич Настасьич", "кн. Галицкий"
Death: 1197 (45-46) (poisoned by the townspeople of Halych)
Immediate Family:

Son of Yaroslav Osmomysl of Halych; Olga of Suzdal and concubine Nastasia
Husband of "Popadya" unknown name 2nd wife and Boleslava Sviatoslavna of Chernigov
Father of Vasilko Vladimirovich Galitski; Vladimir Vladimirovich Galitski; Joannes I de Ungaria and Dzislaw Sternberg
Brother of princess Vysheslava of Halych and Eufrozyna Jarosławna Halicka, Princess of Nowogród Siewierski

Occupation: Prince of Halych, illegitimate son of Yaroslav
Managed by: Dag Heinrich von Ungern-Sternberg
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About Volodimir II Yaroslavich of Halych



Pr Vladimir of Novgorod (1043-52), *1020, +4.10.1052, built St Sophia Cathedral, Novgorod, where he is buried; He had issue:

  • A1. Rostislav, Pr of Rostov (?-1056), Pr of Volynia (1056-64), Pr of Tmutarakan (1064-65), *1038, +poisoned Tmutarakan 3.2.1066; m.Lanka of Hungary (+after 1066)
    • B1. Rurik, Pr of Peremyshl/Przemysl (1085-92), +1092
    • B2. Volodar, Pr of Zwenigorod (1084-92), Pr of Peremyshl/Przemysl (1092-1124), +19.3.1124, bur Przemysl; m.N, a Pomeranian princess
      • C1. Vladimirko, Pr of Zwenihorod (1124-29), Pr of Przemysl (1129-53), Pr of Terebovlya (1141-53), united all these lands into the Princedom of Halicz (or Galicia) in 1141, *1104, +II.1153; m.ca 1117 N, a dau.of King Koloman of Hungary
        • D1. Yaroslav I "Osmomysl", Pr of Galicia (1153-87), *ca 1135, +1.10.1187; m.1150 Olga of Suzdal (+14.7.1189)
          • E1. Vladimir, Pr of Halicz/Galicia (1187/88)+(1190-99), *1151, +1199; m.Boleslava (+before 1189), dau.of Great Pr Sviatoslav of Chernigov
            • F1. [illegitimate] Vasilko, +in Hungary after 1241; m.1187 (div 1188) Feodora Romanovna of Volynia (+after 1200)
          • E2. Eufrosinia, famous for her song in "The Lay of Igor's Campaign"; m.1184 Igor Svyatoslavich of Chernigov (*3.4.1151, +29.12.1202)
          • E3. Vyacheslava, +after 1200; m.after 1184 Pr Odon of Poznan (*1145 +1194)
          • E4. a daughter; m.1167 (div 1168) King Stephen III of Hungary (*1147, +4.3.1172)
          • E5. [illegitimate by Nastasia N] Oleg "Nastasyich", Pr of Halicz/Galicia (1187-88), *after 1161, +poisoned at Halicz 1188


VLADIMIRKO Volodarovich, son of VOLODAR Rostislavich Prince of Peremyshl & his wife [Anna] von Pommern (-1153). ... m ([1117]%29 --- of Hungary, daughter of KÁLMÁN "Könyves/the Bookman" King of Hungary & his first wife --- of Sicily. Baumgarten refers to the wife of Prince Vladimirko as the daughter of King Kálmán but only cites one secondary source in support[581]. Prince Vladimirko & his wife had one son (who, along with his descendants shown below, are named by Baumgarten with primary sources[582]):

  • 1. IAROSLAV Vladimirkovich "Osmomysl" (-1 Oct 1187). He succeeded his father in 1153 as Prince of Galich. A strong leader, he unified the principality which experienced an upsurge of commercial activity during his reign. Together with Mstislav Iziaslavich Prince of Volynia, he had installed Rostislav Mstislavich as Grand Prince of Kiev in 1158. He also supported the accession of Mstislav in 1167[583]. On his death, Galich fell into political disarray and was seized by Hungary[584]. m firstly ([1150], repudiated [1185]) OLGA Iurievna, daughter of of IURII Vladimirovich "Dolgorukiy/Longarm" Grand Prince of Kiev & his first wife --- of the Kumans (-1189). She became a nun at Volynia. m secondly ---. Mistress (1): ANASTASIA, daughter of --- (-1171). Prince Iaroslav & his first wife had four children:
    • a) --- Iaroslavna. Baumgarten mentions the betrothal of King István and the daughter of Prince Iaroslav, citing secondary sources in support, but comments that the marriage was not finalised and that she was sent back from Hungary in 1169[585]. Europäische Stammtafeln refers to this as King István's first marriage, stating that she was repudiated in 1168, but it is not known whether this is based on other sources[586]. Betrothed (1167, repudiated 1168) to ISTVÁN III King of Hungary, son of GÉZA II King of Hungary & his wife Ievfrosina Mstislavna of Kiev (1147-murdered 4 Mar 1172).
    • b) IEFROSINIA Iaroslavna . m IGOR Sviatoslavich Prince of Novgorod-Seversk, son of SVIATOSLAV NIKOLAI Olegovich Prince of Chernigov & his second wife Maria [Ekaterina] of Novgorod (-29 Dec 1202).
    • c) VIACHESLAVA Iaroslavna (-after 1200). ...

m (after 1184) ODON Prince of Posen, son of MIESZKO III "Stary/the Old" Prince of Greater Poland & his first wife Erszebet of Hungary ([1141/49]-20 Apr 1194).

  • *d) VLADIMIR Iaroslavich (-[1199]). Prince of Peremyshl. ... m firstly (1167) BOLESLAVA Sviatoslava, daughter of SVIATOSLAV III Vsevolodich Grand Prince of Kiev & his [first/second] wife --- (-before 1189). m secondly (bigamously) as her second husband, ---. She was a "priest's wife"590. Vladimir & his first wife had two children:
    • *i) VASILKO Vladimirovich (-in Hungary 1188). m (1187, divorced) FEDORA Romanovna of Volynia, daughter of ROMAN Mstislavich Prince of Volynia and Galich & his first wife Predslava Rurikovna (-after 1200).
      • ii) VLADIMIR Vladimirovich (-in Hungary 1188).
  • Prince Iaroslav had one illegitimate child by Mistress (1):
    • e) OLEG Nastasich (after 1161-1189).

О Владимире Ярославиче, кне. Галицком (русский)

Владимир Ярославич (1151–1199) — галицкий князь (1187–1188, 1189–1199), последний представитель рода Ростиславичей на галицком престоле. Единственный законный сын Ярослава Владимировича Осмомысла и Ольги, дочери князя ростовского и великого князя Киевского Юрия Долгорукого.