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Vladimir Monomakh
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Vladimir Monomakh

Vladimir Monomakh (Влади́мир Монома́х, 1053May 19, 1125) was the Grand Duke (Velikii Kniaz) of Kievan Rus' from 1113 to 1125.

He was the son of Vsevolod Yaroslavich and (allegedly) a daughter of Constantine Monomachos.

(?) He was married to Gyda of Wessex, daughter of Harold II of England and Ealdgyth Swan-neck.

Among his accomplishments were the initiation of the Liubech congress of princes in 1097, and the Dolobske council of princes in 1103. He also made a number of social reforms.

Monomakh is buried in the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv.

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