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Vasily of Kostroma

1241 - 1276

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Vasily Yaroslavich (1241 – January 1276) was a Grand Duke of Vladimir. He was the youngest son of Yaroslav II, he was given Kostroma by his uncle Svyatoslav III in 1246. As the eldest surviving grandson of Vsevolod III, he succeeded to Vladimir in 1272 and to Novgorod the following year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily of Kostroma has received more than 29,632 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Vasily of Kostroma is the 7,747th most popular politician (down from 7,230th in 2019), the 754th most popular biography from Russia (down from 676th in 2019) and the 227th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Vasily of Kostroma ranks 7,747 out of 15,577Before him are Charles II, Duke of Brunswick, Besse Cooper, Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli, Sara Nazarbayeva, Željko Komšić, and Prince Oscar Bernadotte. After him are Hassan Al-Turabi, Martin Luther, Giustiniano Participazio, Manuel Marín, Mangas Coloradas, and Muwatalli I.

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Among people born in 1241, Vasily of Kostroma ranks 6Before him are Eleanor of Castile, Alexander III of Scotland, Mechtilde, Isabella of France, Queen of Navarre, and Leszek II the Black. After him is Sophia of Denmark. Among people deceased in 1276, Vasily of Kostroma ranks 6Before him are Pope Gregory X, Pope Adrian V, James I of Aragon, Pope Innocent V, and Ahmad al-Badawi. After him are Guido Guinizelli, Coppo di Marcovaldo, and Sempad the Constable.

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Among people born in Russia, Vasily of Kostroma ranks 754 out of 3,262Before him are Vyacheslav von Plehve (1846), Alexander Lebed (1950), Alexey Maresyev (1916), Mikhail Ulyanov (1927), Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), and Vladimir Minorsky (1877). After him are Eugene Botkin (1865), Mikhail Kasyanov (1957), Yegor Ligachyov (1920), Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov (1777), Nikolay Danilevsky (1822), and Marfa Sobakina (1552).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vasily of Kostroma ranks 227Before him are Alexander Yakovlev (1923), Prince John Konstantinovich of Russia (1886), Princess Olga Paley (1865), Yuriy Yekhanurov (1948), Vyacheslav von Plehve (1846), and Alexander Lebed (1950). After him are Mikhail Kasyanov (1957), Yegor Ligachyov (1920), Marfa Sobakina (1552), Viacheslav I of Kiev (1083), Fyodor Okhlopkov (1908), and Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia (1879).