Dmitry Donskoy

1350 - 1389

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Saint Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy (Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Донско́й, tr. Dmítriy Ivanovich Donskóy, also known as Dimitrii or Demetrius), or Dmitry of the Don, sometimes referred to simply as Dmitry (12 October 1350 – 19 May 1389), son of Ivan II the Fair of Moscow (1326–1359), reigned as the Prince of Moscow from 1359 and Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1363 to his death. He was the first prince of Moscow to openly challenge Mongol authority in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Donskoy has received more than 339,038 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Dmitry Donskoy is the 85th most popular nobleman, the 158th most popular biography from Russia (down from 155th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Dmitry Donskoy was a prince of Moscow and the first to unite Russia in the 13th century. He is most famous for his victory over the Mongol army at Kulikovo Field in 1380.

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Among noblemen, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 85 out of 843Before him are Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Pepin of Landen, Ramesses IV, Philippe of Belgium, Cleopatra of Macedon, and Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France. After him are Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoy, William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Princess Alice of Battenberg, and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans.

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Among people born in 1350, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 5Before him are Pope Boniface IX, John of Nepomuk, Manuel II Palaiologos, and Miloš Obilić. After him are Vincent Ferrer, Malhun Hatun, Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, John I of Aragon, Pierre d'Ailly, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, and Inca Roca. Among people deceased in 1389, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 6Before him are Murad I, Hafez, Pope Urban VI, Lazar of Serbia, and Miloš Obilić. After him are U of Goryeo, Gülçiçek Hatun, William I, Duke of Bavaria, Hayam Wuruk, and Chang of Goryeo.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 158 out of 2,688Before him are Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Pavel Cherenkov (1904), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Alexei Rykov (1881), Sergei Diaghilev (1872), and Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883). After him are Alexei Kosygin (1904), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Felix Steiner (1896), Gala Dalí (1894), and Igor Tamm (1895).

Among NOBLEMEN In Russia

Among noblemen born in Russia, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 8Before him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Alexander Nevsky (1220), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Olga of Kiev (890), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899). After him are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843), and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827).