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Konstantin Dmitriyevich, Prince of Uglich, was born 14 May 1399 to Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoy (1350-1389) and Yevdokiya Dmitriyevna (1352-1407) and died 1433 of unspecified causes. Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

Konstantin Dmitriyevich is the youngest (eighth) son of Dmitry Donskoy. He was born on May 14, 1389 (five days before the death of his father, which happened on May 19). According to his father's will, in case a son was born, his brothers had to allocate him small parts of their heritage. The fate of Konstantin changed many times as a result of redistribution of the wealth between brothers, until, finally, the Principality of Uglich was established for him .

In 1406 the Grand Prince of Moscow Vasili Dmitriyevich sent him to Pskov at the request of the inhabitants of the principality; the chronicler notes that though Prince Konstantin was young, he was "perfect with the mind". His military expeditions at the head of Pskov armed forces against the Teutonic Order were quite successful. In 1408 he was sent as governor to Veliky Novgorod. In 1411, the inhabitants of Pskov expelled their former governor, Prince Aleksandr Fyodorovich, and asked Konstantin to return; he was simultaneously governor of both Veliky Novgorod and Pskov. In 1414 he left for Moscow.

In 1419, he quarreled with his older brother, the Grand Prince of Moscow, who wanted him to renounce to his heritage in favour of his son Vasili Vasilyevich; Konstantin did not want to obey and left in 1420 for Nizhny Novgorod, where he was received with honor. Vasili deprived him of his lot, he was arrested by the boyars , and he wrote the villages and property to his treasury.

In 1421 the brothers reconciled and Konstantin, reinstated in Nizhny Novgorod, returned to Moscow. After Vasili Dmitriyevich's death Konstantin supported his son, Vasili Vasilyevich, in the fight against his uncle (Konstantin's brother) Yuri Dmitriyevich . In 1425, he pursued Yuri to the Sura River, and in 1429 went on a campaign against the Tatars and devastated the banks of the Volga River .

He died at the end of 1433 or at the beginning of 1434, taking the vows in the Simonov Monastery with the name of Cassian. He did not leave any offspring.



Siblings

#g1: Offspring of Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoy (1350-1389) and Yevdokiya Dmitriyevna (1352-1407)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Daniil Dmitriyevich of Moscow (c1370-1379) 1370, 9999, 1379
Vasili I Dmitriyevich of Moscow (1371-1425) 30 December 1371, Moscow, Russia 27 February 1425, Moscow, Russia Sophia of Lithuania (1371-1453)
Sofya Dmitriyevna of Ryazan (c1373-1427) 1373, 1427, Fyodor Olgovich of Ryazan (c1360-1427)
Yuri Dmitriyevich of Zvenigorod (1374-1434) 26 November 1374, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia 6 June 1434, Moscow, Russia Anastasia Yuryevna of Smolensk (c1383-1422)
Maria Dmitriyevna (c1376-1399) 1376, 15 May 1399, Simeon Lengvenis (c1358-1431)
Anastasiya Dmitriyevna (c1378-c1430) 1378, 1433, Torzhok, Torzhok Rayon, Tver Oblast, Russia Ivan Vsevolodovich of Kholm (c1355-1402) + Simeon Lengvenis (c1358-1431)
Simeon Dmitriyevich (1379-1379) 1379, 11 September 1379,
Ivan Dmitriyevich (c1380-1393) 1380, Moscow, Russia 19 July 1393, Moscow, Russia
Andrei Dmitriyevich of Mozhaysk (1382-1432) 14 August 1382, 9 July 1432,
Pyotr Dmitriyevich of Dmitrov (1385-1428) 1385, Russia 1428, Russia
Anna Dmitriyevna (1387-c1430) 8 January 1388, , Yuri Patrikeyevich of Starodub-Seversky (c1380-c1440)
Konstantin Dmitriyevich of Uglich (1389-1433) 14 May 1399, 1433,


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Konstantin Dmitriyevich of Uglich (1389-1433)
Konstantin Dmitriyevich
Born: 14 May 1399 Died: 1433

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Preceded by
Aleksandr Fyodorovich
Governor of Pskov
1411–1414
Succeeded by
Andrei Aleksandrovich
Preceded by
Daniil Aleksandrovich
Governor of Pskov
1406–1408
Succeeded by
Daniil Aleksandrovich
Preceded by
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Governor of Nizhny Novgorod
1408–1414
Succeeded by
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