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Constantine VI of Armenia
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Constantine VI of Armenia

Constantine VI of Armenia (died 1373) ruled Armenia from 1362 to 1373. He was the son of Hethum of Neghir, a nephew of Hethum I of Armenia. Constantine came to the throne on the death of his cousin Constantine V of Armenia.

Constantine was the second husband of Marie of Armenia, daughter of Oshin of Corycos and Jeanne of Anjou. (Constantine V had been her first husband.)

Constantine formed an alliance with Peter I of Cyprus, offering him the port and castle of Corycus. On Peter's death in 1369, Constantine looked for a treaty with the Sultan of Cairo. The barons were unhappy with this policy, fearing annexation by the Sultan, and in 1373 Constantine was murdered.

Upon his death he was succeeded by his distant cousin Leo VI.

 
  Preceded by:  
 Constantine V
  Kingdom of Armenia   Followed by:
 Leo VI  

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