Rostislav II Ryurykovych Rurik of Kiev, Prince of Torchesk, Prince of Vyshgorod, Princes of Halych-Volhynia, Grand Prince of Kiev, was born 7 April 1172 to Ryurik II Rostislavich of Kiev (c1137-1212) and Anna Yuryevna of Turov (c1152-c1209) and died 1218 of unspecified causes. He married Verchoslava Vsevolodovna (c1182-c1249) 1187 JL . Charlemagne (747-814), Rollo of Normandy (860-932), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s.

Predecessor Roman Mstislavich Successor Rurik Rostislavich Prince Vyshgorodsky

Prince Galitsky 1210 - 1210 Predecessor Roman Igorevich Successor Roman Igorevich

Rostislav Ryurikovich (baptized Mikhail) (April 7, 1172-1218) - Prince of Torchesk (1195-1205), Grand Prince of Kiev (1204-1205), Prince of Vyshgorod (1205 -c1218), Prince of Halych-Volhynia (1210) [2] . The son of Ryurik Rostislavich from the 2nd marriage (with Anna Yuryevna of Turov, daughter of Prince Yuri Yaroslavich).


In the Laurentian Chronicle under 1189, Rostislav was mentioned as the owner of Belgorod-Kievsky, in the Hypatian Chronicle under 1190, as the holder of Torchesk. In the same year, he celebrated his victory over the Polovtsians , who, not accepting the battle, left home. In 1193 he had already won a real victory over them. In 1195 his father-in-law - the Grand Prince of Vladimir-Suzdal Vsevolod Yuryevich - gave him the rule of Bohuslav, Trypillia and Korsun. In the Gustynya Chronicle under 1198 it is reported that Rostislav owned Vyshgorod.

In 1203, after Roman Mstislavich of Halych had imprisoned Rostislav's father, he also imprisoned Rostislav. However Vsevolod Yuryevich demanded the release of his son-in-law, Roman Mstislavich released Rostislav and sent him to the court of the Grand Prince of Kiev. He stayed there for a short time, and already under 1206, the Laurentian Chronicle notes that Rostislav Ryurikovich was cast out by Yaroslav Vladimirovich from Vyshgorod and his gray in it”. The Nikon Chronicle shows that on 4 September 1210 Prince Rostislav Sede in Galich, son of Ryurik, grandson of Rostislavl, and Prince Roman Igorevich expelled the month of September on 4th day. The same autumn fired from Galich, Prince Rostislav Ryurikovich ... ".

Family and children

He was married (June 30, 1188) to Verchoslava, daughter of Vsevolod Yuryevich; at the time of marriage the bride was 8 years old [3] .

Daughter: Izmaragda Rostislavna of Kiev (1198-c1250).


Berezhkov. Chronology of Russian chronicling . The info / acts / 12 / pvl / ipat24.htm source is placed during the reign of Vladimir Mstislavich, Kiev (February-May 1171). M. Hrushevsky on the Resurrection Chronicle Litvin A.F. , Uspensky F.B. The choice of the name of the Russian princes in the 10th — 16th centuries. Dynastic history through the prism of anthroponymy . - M .: Indrik , 2006. - 904 p. - 1000 copies - ISBN 5-85759-339-5 . Pp. 263


Offspring of Rostislav II of Kiev and Verchoslava Vsevolodovna (c1182-c1249)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Izmaragda Rostislavna of Kiev (1198-c1250) 1198 1250 Gleb Rostislavich of Stepan (c1210-c1260)


Offspring of Ryurik II Rostislavich of Kiev (c1137-1212) and Anna Yuryevna of Turov (c1152-c1209)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anastasiya Ryrikova (c1166-c1210)
Predslava Ryurikovna (c1170-c1205)
Rostislav II Ryurikovich of Kiev (1172-1218) 7 April 1172 1218 Verchoslava Vsevolodovna (c1182-c1249)
Yaroslava Ryurikovna (c1174-c1221)
Vseslava Ryurikovna (c1180-c1220) 1180 1220 Yaroslav Glebovich of Ryazan (c1164-c1199)
Vladimir IV Ryurikovich of Kiev (1187-1239) 1187 3 March 1239 Ovruch


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