Yury Dmitrievich (26 November 1374 in Pereslavl-Zalessky – 5 June 1434 in Galich), also known as George II of Moscow, Yury of Zvenigorod and Jurij Zwenihorodski, was the second son of Dmitri Donskoi. He was the Duke of Zvenigorod and Galich from 1389 until his death.
Yuri Dmitrievich of Moscow (Russian: Юрий Дмитриевич князь звенигородский и галицкий), Grand Prince of Moscow, Prince of Zvenigorod (Moscow), Prince of Halych, was born 26 November 1374 in Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia to Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoy (1350-1389) and Yevdokiya Dmitriyevna (1352-1407) and died 6 June 1434 in Moscow, Russia of unspecified causes ...
- 26 November 1374 Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia
- Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoy (1350-1389)
- 6 June 1434 Moscow, Russia
- Yevdokiya Dmitriyevna (1352-1407)
Yury Dmitrievich (26 November 1374, Pereslavl-Zalessky — 5 June 1434), also known as George II of Moscow, Yury of Zvenigorod and Jurij Zwenihorodski, was the second son of Dmitri Donskoi. He was the Duke of Zvenigorod and Galich from 1389 until his death. During the reign of his brother Vasily I, he took part in the campaigns against Torzhok (1392), Zhukotin (1414), and Novgorod (1417). He ...
Under an agreement with Vasily II, Dmitry Krasny received the important cities of Galich and Vyshgorod (according to the will of his father, Yury of Zvenigorod) and also Bezhetsky Verkh. In the war of two Vasily in 1434-1436, he did not take a noticeable part, although the military campaigns of Vasily Kosoy affected his lands.
During the reign of the ambitious prince Yury Dmitrievich, Zvenigorod flourished. On the prince’s orders, a rampart was built around the Kremlin, with a wooden wall and towers on top. In 1407, the white-stone Assumption cathedral was erected at the centre of Gorodok.
As before this second Prince Ivan of Zvenigorod remained in Moscow. He died in 1364 of the plague and Zvenigorod was once again returned to Moscow. In 1382 Zvenigorod was attacked by Khan Tokhtamysh of the Golden Horde during his devastating raid of Russian lands. Dmitry Donskoy's son Yury became the third Prince of Zvenigorod in 1389. Unlike ...
Zvenigorod's most famous sight is the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, which was founded in 1398 by the monk Savva from the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra, at the invitation and with the support of Prince Yury Dmitrievich of Zvenigorod.
Yury Dmitrievich, also known as George II of Moscow, Yury of Zvenigorod and Jurij Zwenihorodski, was the second son of Dmitri Donskoi. He was the Duke of Zvenigorod and Galich from 1389 until his death.
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