Aleksandr Glebovich of Smolensk, Prince of Mstislavl, Prince of Smolensk, was born 1255 to Gleb Rostislavich of Smolensk (c1228-1278) and died 1313 of unspecified causes.

Death of prince This is an article about the Grand Duke of Smolensk. On the participant of the Battle of the Kalka River (1223), see Aleksandr Glebovich of Dubrovitsa (c1180-1223).

Alexander Glebovich (c1255-1313) - Prince of Mstislavl (1278-1281), Grand Prince of Smolensk (1297-1313), son of Gleb Rostislavich of Smolensk.


While his uncle, Fyodor Rostislavich Chyornyi, was at the Golden Horde (from 1281), he probably reigned in the Principality of Smolensk, but after Fyodor returned from the Horde, Aleksandr Glebovich did not give him the throne, and by the will of local population became their prince (1297). Fyodor, married the first marriage (in 1261) to the daughter of Prince Vasili Vsevolodovich of Yaroslavl), established himself in Yaroslavl and in 1298 made an unsuccessful attempt to seize Smolensk, soon after which he died (1299).

In 1300, Aleksandr Glebovich and his brother Roman organized a campaign against Dorogobuzh, but were defeated by their cousin Andrei Mikhailovich Vyazemsky. In 1303,Daniil Aleksandrovich of Moscow captured Mozhaisk, in which Prince Svyatoslav Glebovich ruled.

After Roman Mikhailovich's death, the representatives of the Olgovichi dynasty, Oleg and [[Mikhail] , Aleksandr put his son Vasili on the throne of the Principality of Bryansk (according to another version, Vasili was the son of Aleksandr Romanovich , a representative of the Olgovich dynasty ). Under the assumption of L. Voitovich, the daughter of Oleg Romanovich was married to one of the princes of Smolensk, which gave them the right to claim the reing of the Principality of Bryanskr.


Offspring of Aleksandr Glebovich of Smolensk and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Vasili Aleksandrovich of Smolensk (c1290-1314)
Ivan Aleksandrovich of Smolensk (c1292-1359)
Yelena Aleksandrovna of Smolensk (c1295-1331) 1295 1 March 1331 Ivan I Danilovich Kalita of Moscow (1288-1340)


Offspring of Gleb Rostislavich of Smolensk (c1228-1278) and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Aleksandr Glebovich (c1255-1313) 1255 1313
Roman Glebovich of Novgorod (c1257-c1302) 1257 1302
Svyatoslav Glebovich (c1260-1310)
Vsevolod Glebovich (c1262-c1315)


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