Maria of Galicia (before 1293- 11 January 1341) was a princess of Galicia-Volhynia and a member of the Rurik Dynasty. She was sister to Leo II of Halych and Andrew of Halych, daughter of George I of Halych. She assisted her son king Boleslaus George II of Halych in ruling Galicia.
Located in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, it includes the provinces of A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and Pontevedra. Galicia is bordered by Portugal to the south, the Spanish autonomous communities of Castile and León and Asturias to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Cantabrian Sea to the north.
From that time Galicia remained part of the kingdom of Castile and León, although under differing degrees of self-government. In 1095, Portugal separated almost definitely from the Kingdom of Galicia, both under the rule of the Kingdom of León, just like Castile (Burgos).
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The independent Suebic kingdom of Galicia lasted from 409 to 585, having remained relatively stable for most of that time. 5th century. In 409 Gallaecia was divided, ad habitandum, between two Germanic people, the Hasdingi Vandals, who settled the eastern lands, and the Suebi, who established themselves in the coastal areas.
Galicia–Volhynia was created following the death in 1198 or 1199 (and without a recognised heir in the paternal line) of the last Prince of Galicia, Vladimir II Yaroslavich; Roman acquired the Principality of Galicia and united his lands into one state. Roman's successors would mostly use Halych (Galicia) as the designation of their combined ...
The Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, also known simply as Galicia or Austrian Poland, was established in 1772 as a crownland of the Habsburg Monarchy as a result of the First Partition of Poland. After the Third Partition of Poland in 1795, it became a kingdom under Habsburg rule. In 1804 it became a crownland of the Austrian Empire.
The Archive of the Kingdom of Galicia (Arquivo do Reino de Galicia in Galician) is located in the Old Town. There is an Escuela Oficial de Idiomas ( Spanish language school ) centre, which offers classes in English , French , Galician , Italian , German , Portuguese , Arabic , Russian , Chinese , Japanese and Spanish as a Foreign Language.
Yuri I of Galicia (Ukrainian: Юрій I Львович, 24 April 1252 (1257?) – 18 March 1308) was a King of Rus', Prince of Volhynia (Latin: Regis Rusie, Princeps Ladimerie). His full title was Yuri I, King of Ruthenia, Grand Prince of Kiev, Volydymyr-Volhynia, Halych, Lutsk, Dorohochyn.