Oleg Svyatoslavich (c. 1052 - August 1115) was a Rurikid prince whose equivocal adventures ignited political unrest in Kievan Rus' in the late 11th and early 12th centuries. Oleg was a younger son of Sviatoslav II Yaroslavich / Prince of Chernigov (1027 - 1076) by his first wife, Killikiya.
Oleg Svyatoslavich Rurik of Chernigov, Prince of Volhynia, Prince of Tmutarakan, Prince of Chernigov, Prince of Novgorod-Seversky, was born circa 1053 to Svyatoslav II Yaroslavich of Kiev (1027-1076) and Cecilia of Dithmarschen (c1030-c1070) and died 2 August 1115 of unspecified causes. He married Theophano Mouzalonissa (c1075-c1105).
- Cecilia of Dithmarschen (c1030-c1070)
- 2 August 1115
- Theophano Mouzalonissa (c1075-c1105)
In autumn 1200 his brother, Vladimir Svyatoslavich died and thus Oleg became the second in precedence in the dynasty after Igor Svyatoslavich (his father’s cousin), and it was also his turn to rule Novgorod Seversk.
Prince of Novgorod-SeverskPrince of BrianskDimnik, Martin: The Dynasty of Chernigov - 1146-1246; Cambridge University Press, 2003, Cambridge; ISBN 978-0-521-03981-9.Martin, Janet, Medieval Russia, 980-1584, (Cambridge, 1995)
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Cawley, Charles, RUSSIA Rurik, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/RUSSIA,%20Rurik.htm#_Toc111997339, retrieved August 2012
In 1171, Könchek allies with the prince of Novhorod-Siverskyi Oleg II Svyatoslavich, in fight against the other Russian princes but in 1184, during an attack led against the principality of Kiev, his troops was beaten near the Khorol River by the prince Sviatoslav III.
At the beginning of 1168, grand prince Mstislav II Izyaslavich of Kiev summoned the princes of Rus' to join him against the Cumans; the Olgovichi sent Yaroslav, his brother Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich, as well as their cousins Oleg and Vsevolod Svyatoslavich.
Gleb Svyatoslavich (c. 1052 – 30 May 1078) was Prince of Tmutarakan and Novgorod of Kievan Rus'. He ruled Tmutarakan under the overall authority of his father Sviatoslav Iaroslavich, Prince of Chernigov. He was twice expelled from his principality by one of his cousins Rostislav Vladimirovich.
His half-brother, Oleg Svyatoslavich died on January 16, 1180; thus Igor left Putivl to succeed him in Novgorod Siverskiy. Soon after Oleg Svyatoslavich's death, grand prince Svyatoslav III Vsevolodovich of Kiev summoned Igor and Igor's brother Vsevolod Svyatoslavich to Lyubech and concluded an agreement.
Oleg I of Chernigiv; Reign: 1097–1115: Successor: Vsevolod II of Kiev: Born: c. 1052 Died: August 1115 (aged 62 or 63) Spouse: 1. Theophania Myrodh (Muzalon) 2.Maria Yuryevna, daughter of Yuri I Vladimirovich Dolgoruky and Miss Aëpovna, Princess of the Kumans, who is the daughter of Aëpa II Ocenevich, Khan of the Cumans and Okand.
- c. 1052
- August 1115 (aged 62 or 63)
- Vsevolod II of Kiev
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