Name: Mstislav II of Kiev 1
Death: 13 AUG 1172
Became Prince of Kiev in 1158; deposed 1159-1167,1169.
"Along with his father, he participated in the wars against Yury Dolgoruky and the Chernigov princes. After an initial victory against the Cumans in 1153, Mstislav was defeated by the Cumans at the Psyol river. Yury Dolgoruky forced him to flee to Poland in 1155, but the next year Mstislav returned with a new army and defeated Dolgoruky at Volodymyr-Volynsky. Dolgoruky died in 1157, and Mstislav had himself crowned at Volodymyr-Volynsky."
Father: IZYASLAV II OF KIEV b: 1096
Agnes of Poland b: BET 1137 AND 1138
- Roman II of Galich b: AFT 1160
- Author: Brian C. Tompsett
Title: University of Hull
Source Medium: Electronic