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Igvar, Prince of Kiev


  • Marriage: Igvar, Prince of Kiev 160
  • Died: 969

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Igvar.
Ingvar married Olga (Helga/Haelgha). the Primary Chronicle records that Olga exacted prompt and effective revenge for her husband's death after besieging the Derevlian capital of Iskorosten [Russian Primary Chronicle (1973), 945, pp. 78-80]. Olga was regent for her son (945 to 964). Her centre of power was based around Kiev where she owned two halls [Franklin & Shepard (1998), p. 112]. The Primary Chronicle records that Olga was baptised in Constantinople by the emperor (Konstantinos VII), and took the name Helena after the mother of Emperor Konstantinos the Great [Russian Primary Chronicle (1973), 948-955, p. 82].

Helga married Igvar, Prince of Kiev.160 (Igvar, Prince of Kiev died after 945 in Kiev, Ukraine 160.)


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