Vladimir IV Ryurikovich of Kiev (Владимир Рюрикович), Prince of Pereyaslavl, Prince of Smolensk, Prince of Ovruch, Grand Prince of Kiev, was born 1187 to Ryurik II Rostislavich of Kiev (c1137-1212) and Anna Yuryevna of Turov (c1152-c1209) and died 3 March 1239 Ovruch of unspecified causes. Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rollo of Normandy (860-932), Charlemagne (747-814)/s.

Vladimir Rurikovich (1187-March 3, 1239) - Prince of Pereyaslavl (1206-1210),prince of Smolensk (1212-1219), Prince of Ovruch (1219-1223, 1236-1239) and Grand Prince of Kiev (1223-1235, 1235-1236). Son of Rurik Rostislavich and Anna Yuryevna of Turov.


See also: The internecine war in southern Russia (1228–1236)

Participated in the struggle against his father Vsevolod the Red in 1206 - 1210 years, led a campaign against the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1207, and participated in the Battle of the Lipitsa River. The chronicles report about the restoration of Vladimir in Kiev in 1219 , which is usually understood as his restoration in Kiev land, presumably in Ovruch , after the death of his older brother Rostislav. Participated in the Battle of he Kalka River, and traditionally with this is considered the Prince of Smolensk, Mstislav Rmanovich. After the death of Mstislav Rmanovich in the Battle of the Kalka River, Vladimir occupied the throne of the Grand Principality of Kiev. In 1225-1227 years of helping his other cousin, Mstislav of Halych, against Polish feudal lords and Daniil Romanovich of Halych. Afterwards, this time in alliance with Daniil Romanovich - against Mikhail Vsevolodovich of Chernigov and his ally Izyaslav in 1234 - 1236 years. Together with Daniil, he besieged Chernigov, but was defeated at Torchesk, was taken prisoner by the Polovtsians and lost the rule of the Grand Principality of Kiev in favor of Izyaslav (1235).

According to the list of princes at the beginning of the Ipatiev Chronicle, Vladimir Ryurikovich reigned in Kiev on the eve of the Mongol invasion after Yaroslav Vsevolodovich (who reigned in Kiev from 1236 to 1238) instead of Daniil Romanovich (controlled Kiev in 1240 ). During the re-reign in Kiev (1235-1236) he sent the Chorni Klobuky to help Daniil Romanovich under Kamenets against the Galicians and Bolokhoveni.

With the loss of Kiev's reign in 1235 and 1236 , apparently, he did not return to Smolensk, where his cousins Svyatoslav ( 1232 - ca. 1238 ) and Vsevolod (ca. 1238-1249) and Mstislavichi consistently reigned, and remained in the south in Ovruch. He died on the day the Mongols captured Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky .


  1. Rostislav Vladimirovich of Ovruch (c1204-c1243)
  2. Andrei Vladimirovich Dolgaya Ruka of Vyazma (c1205-1223)
  3. unnamed daughter - married Aleksandr Vsevolodovich of Belz (c1180-c1235)
  4. Marina Vladimirovna (1215-1238) - since 1230, married Vsevolod , the son of Yuri Vsevolodovich of Vladimir


Offspring of Vladimir IV Ryurikovich of Kiev (Владимир Рюрикович) and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rostislav Vladimirovich of Ovruch (c1204-c1243)
Andrei Vladimirovich Dolgaya Ruka of Vyazma (c1205-1223) 1205 31 May 1223
NN Vladimirovna (c1207-c1240)
Marina Vladimirovna (1215-1238) 1215 1238 Vsevolod Yuryevich of Novgorod (c1212-1238)


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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