Yuri Dolgorukiy

1095 - 1157

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Yuri I Vladimirovich (Russian: Юрий Владимирович), commonly known as Yuri Dolgoruky or the Long Arm (Russian: Юрий Долгорукий, meaning "Far-Reaching", c. 1099 – 15 May 1157) was the first Rurikid prince to rule in the northern territory of Rostov (later Vladimir-Suzdal). Noted for successfully curbing the privileges of the landowning boyar class in Rostov-Suzdal and his ambitious building programme, Yuri transformed his Great Russian principality into the independent power that would evolve into early modern Muscovy.Yuri spent much of his life in internecine strife with the other Rurikid princes for suzerainty over the Kievan Rus, which had been held by his father (Vladimir Monomakh) and his elder brother before him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuri Dolgorukiy has received more than 150,124 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Yuri Dolgorukiy is the 1,955th most popular politician (down from 1,939th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 196th in 2019) and the 65th most popular Russian Politician.

Yuri Dolgorukiy is most famous for founding the city of Moscow in 1147.

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Among politicians, Yuri Dolgorukiy ranks 1,955 out of 15,710Before him are Ernest, Duke of Austria, Louise of Lorraine, Šuppiluliuma I, Beji Caid Essebsi, Michael Bloomberg, and Charles Albert of Sardinia. After him are Chlothar III, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, Nikolai Podgorny, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, William II of Sicily, and Raisa Gorbacheva.

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Among people born in 1095, Yuri Dolgorukiy ranks 3Before him are Roger II of Sicily and Stephen, King of England. After him are Suryavarman II, Antipope Victor IV, Amadeus III, Count of Savoy, Mesud I, Usama ibn Munqidh, William II, Duke of Apulia, and Conan III, Duke of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1157, Yuri Dolgorukiy ranks 3Before him are Ahmad Sanjar and Alfonso VII of León and Castile. After him are Sweyn III of Denmark, Ramiro II of Aragon, Canute V of Denmark, Matilda of Savoy, Queen of Portugal, Conrad, Margrave of Meissen, Eystein II of Norway, and Dirk VI, Count of Holland.

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Among people born in Russia, Yuri Dolgorukiy ranks 202 out of 2,688Before him are Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Pitirim Sorokin (1889), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), and Alexander Stepanovich Popov (1859). After him are Witold Pilecki (1901), Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), Alla Pugacheva (1949), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), The French Angel (1903), and Gherman Titov (1935).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yuri Dolgorukiy ranks 65Before him are Öz Beg Khan (1282), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Nikolai Bulganin (1895), Yakov Sverdlov (1885), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779). After him are Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), and Mikhail Suslov (1902).