Prince of Novgorod-Seversky was the knyaz, the ruler or sub-ruler, of the Principality of Novgorod-Seversky. It may have been created in 1139, the date of one modern authority,[1] and is most famous for Igor Svyatoslavich, hero of the Old Russian Tale of Igor's Campaign.

List of princes of Novgorod-Seversky[]

On the contrary, according to the version of L.Voytovich [4] , Oleg Svyatoslavich reigned in Chernigov (and Igor Svyatoslavich in Novgorod-Seversky) in 1178 - 1180 , and since Igor Svyatoslavich's transition to Chernigov in 1198 in Novgorod-Seversky began to rule one after another descendants of Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich:
Ruler Native name Born Reign Death Parents Consort Notes
Oleg Svyatoslavich Олег Святославич c1053 1097-1115 1115 Svyatoslav Yaroslavich
Cecilia of Dithmarschen
Theophano Mouzalonissa
Daughter of Osaluka-Khan
Vsevolod Olgovich Всеволод II Ольгович 1094 1115-1127 1146 Oleg Svyatoslavich
Theophano Mouzalonissa
Maria Mstislavna of Kiev (c1108-c1155)
Vladimir Davydovich Владимир Давыдович c1118 1127-1139 1151 Davyd Svyatoslavich<br<Theodosia
Igor Olgovich CvKnyazIgor.jpg Игорь Ольгович c1095 1139-1146 1147 Oleg Svyatoslavich
Theophano Mouzalonissa
Svyatoslav Olgovich Святослав Ольгович c1108 1146-1157 (with interruptions) 1164 Unknown woman of Novgorod Also Prince of Novgorod , Kursk, Starodub and Belgorod, Turov and Chernigov
Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich c1123 1157-1164 1184 Mariya of Polotsk
Oleg Svyatoslavich c1137 1164-1180 1180 Yelena Yuryevna
Agafia Rostislavna
daughter of Andrei Vladimirovich of Volhynia
Igor Svyatoslavich Ivan Bilibin 181.jpg Игорь Святославич 1151 1180-1197 1202 Svyatoslav Olgovich
Yekaterina of Novgorod
Eufrosinya Yaroslavna of Halych
Vladimir Igorevich 1170 1198 - 1206 c1213}}, son of Prince Igor's
Oleg Igorevich (1206 -)
Izyaslav Vladimirovich -1239 the son of Vladimir Igorevich
Oleg Svyatoslavich Олег Святославич 1198-1201
Vsevolod Svyatoslavich 1201-1204
Gleb Svyatoslavich 1204-1212
Mstislav Glebovich 1212-1239
Andrei Mstislavich 1239-1245 the son of Mstislav Glebovich , was killed by the Mongols.

According to the version of Zotov RV [5] , the Novgorod Prince of Novgorod after Vladimir Igorevich (1206) was Rurik Olgovich (in baptism Constantine , died between 1210 and 1215 ), grandson of Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich. Subsequently, during the transitions of Vsevolod Chermny to Kiev reign, Rurik switched to Chernigov.

== Lithuanian period ==
Dmitri Olgierdovich of Bryansk (c1330-1399) Дмитрий Ольгердович (1362-1379)
Koribut (c1355-c1404) Корибут Ольгердович (1380-1393 or 1401)
Fyodor Lyubartovich of Halych-Volhynia (1351-1431) Фёдор Любартович (1394-1405)
Shemyakin, Ivan Dmitrievich (1454- after 1471) , the son of Dmitry Shemyaki , who fled Moscow
Shemyakin, Vasily Ivanovich in 1500 , together with the principality, became a citizen of the Moscow Prince Ivan III , he was repressed in 1523 , after which the principality lost its independence

In the aftermath of the Mongol invasions, it fell under the control of Briansk. The principality was taken over by the Lithuanians in the fourteenth-century when the power of the Golden Horde began to decline. In the fifteenth-century the principality was given to Prince Ivan of Mozhaisk when he fled from Grand Prince Vasili II

Under Lithuanian overlordship
  • Ivan Dmitrievich of Mozhaisk, d. 1471 x 1485
  • Semen Ivanovich, d. x 1500
  • Vasily Ivanovich, d. 1519



  • Martin, Janet, Medieval Russia, 980-1584, (Cambridge, 1995)