Sviatoslav I Igorevich

Sviatoslav I Igorevich

Birth
Kiev, City of Kiev, Ukraine
Death unknown
Dnipropetrovs'ka, Ukraine
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 123379038 · View Source
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Sviatoslav I of Kiev, (Old East Slavic: С~тославъ / Свѧтославъ Игорєвичь, Sventoslavŭ / Svantoslavŭ Igorevičǐ; Russian: Святослав Игоревич, Sviatoslav Igorevich; Ukrainian: Святослав Ігорович, Sviatoslav Ihorovych; Belarusian: Святаслаў Ігаравіч, Sviatoslav Igaravich; Bulgarian: Светослав, Svetoslav, Greek: Σφενδοσθλάβος, Sphendosthlabos) (c. 942 – March 972), also spelled Svyatoslav, was a prince of Rus. The son of Igor of Kiev and Olga, Sviatoslav is famous for his incessant campaigns in the east and south, which precipitated the collapse of two great powers of Eastern Europe, Khazaria and the First Bulgarian Empire. He also conquered numerous East Slavic tribes, defeated the Alans and the Volga Bulgars, and at times was allied with the Pechenegs and Magyars.



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  • Added: 14 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 123379038
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