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tzar Mihail Asen

Bulgarian: цар МИХАИЛ Асен
Birthplace: Търново, България (Bulgaria)
Death: circa 1342 (58-68)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ivan Asen III, Еmperor of Bulgaria and Irene Asan, Empress of Bulgaria
Husband of ? Асенина
Father of Ирина Асенина; Авраам син на Михаил Асен Палеолог and Ярослав син на Михаил Асен Палеолог
Brother of Andronikos Asen; Maria Asanina; Manuel Asen; Isaac Asen; Constantine Asan and 1 other

Occupation: приема титлата "Цар на България" (1302-1303), Titular Emperor of Bulgaria
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About tzar Mihail Asen

The house of Aseniden

This family apparently descends from a Wallachian boyar, who had issue a follows:

  • A1. Iwan Asen I, he and his brother Peter rebelled against the Byzantines and he became Prince of northern Bulgaria (ca 1187-96), +murdered by his cousin Iwanko-Alexios 1196
    • B1. Iwan Asen II, Tsar of the Bulgarians (1218-41), *ca 1190, +1241; 1m: Anna N; 2m: 1221 Maria of Hungary, heiress of Belgrade and Branicevo (*ca 1204, +1237); 3m: 1237/38 Irene Angelina, dau.of Emperor Theodoros of Epirus
      • C8. [3m.] Marija; m.Iwan Milo, a boyar, who contended for the throne in 1258
        • D1. Iwan Asen III Mytzes, Tsar of the Bulgarians (1279-80), fled from Iwailo to the Tatars and then to Constantinople, +ca 1302; m.1278 Irene Palaiologina; their children took the surname Asan
          • E1. Michael Asanes, a military leader in Macedonia for the Byzantines, then supported Serbia
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