Sviatoslav III of Kiev

Sviatoslav III of Kiev

Sviatoslav III Vsevolodovich (Святослав III Всеволодич in Russian) (d. 1194), Prince of Turov (1142 and 1154), Vladimir and Volyn (1141-1146), Pinsk (1154), Novgorod-Seversky (1157-1164), Chernigov (1164-1177), Grand Prince of Kiev (1174, 1177-1180, 1182-1194). He was the son of Vsevolod II Olgovich.

He succeeded in taking the Kievan throne from Yaroslav II, and ruled Kiev alongside Rurik Rostislavich until his death.

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