Vasily II of Moscow

1415 - 1462

Vasily II of Moscow

Vasily Vasiliyevich (Russian: Василий Васильевич; 10 March 1415 – 27 March 1462), known as Vasily II the Blind (Василий II Тёмный), was the Grand Prince of Moscow whose long reign (1425–1462) was plagued by the greatest civil war of Old Russian history. At one point, Vasily was captured and blinded by his opponents, yet eventually managed to reclaim the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily II of Moscow has received more than 104,661 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,353rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Vasily II of Moscow ranks 2,337 out of 14,801Before him are Edmund Ironside, Valdas Adamkus, Frederick II, Duke of Swabia, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Taharqa, and Volusianus. After him are Beyhan Sultan, Wei Yan, François Vatel, Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, Brigitte Bierlein, and Psamtik III.

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Among people born in 1415, Vasily II of Moscow ranks 4Before him are Piero della Francesca, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Dieric Bouts. After him are Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Joanot Martorell, Jan Długosz, Albert van Ouwater, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, and John Argyropoulos. Among people deceased in 1462, Vasily II of Moscow ranks 1After him are Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia, Anne of Cyprus, and Dai Jin.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily II of Moscow ranks 236 out of 2,050Before him are Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), Witold Pilecki (1901), Gennady Yanayev (1937), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Alexander Blok (1880), and Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922). After him are Alexander Luria (1902), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Natalia Goncharova (1881), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), Johann Georg Hamann (1730), and Nikolai Vavilov (1887).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vasily II of Moscow ranks 72Before him are Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), Gustav Bauer (1870), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), and Gennady Yanayev (1937). After him are Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847), Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia (1553), Vasily I of Moscow (1371), Mathilde Kschessinska (1872), Sergey Lavrov (1950), and Raisa Gorbacheva (1932).

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