Yury of Moscow

1281 - 1325

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Yuriy Danilovich, also known as Georgiy Danilovich (Юрий Данилович in Russian) (1281 – 21 November 1325) was Prince of Moscow (1303–1325) and Grand Prince of Vladimir (from 1318). Yury was the oldest son of Daniel, the first prince of Moscow. His first official action was to defend Pereslavl-Zalessky against Grand Duke Andrew III. Upon Andrew's death the next year, Yury had to contend the title of Grand Duke of Vladimir with Mikhail of Tver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yury of Moscow has received more than 97,561 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Yury of Moscow is the 3,501st most popular politician (up from 3,552nd in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Russia (up from 346th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Russian Politician.

Yury of Moscow is most famous for being the first Russian ruler to convert to Christianity.

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Among politicians, Yury of Moscow ranks 3,501 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick I of Württemberg, John I Albert, Martin I of Sicily, Xanthippus, Sima Guang, and André-Hercule de Fleury. After him are Cardinal de Rohan, Bolesław III Wrymouth, Cleopatra Thea, Süleyman Çelebi, Gudfred, and Claude Louis Hector de Villars.

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Among people born in 1281, Yury of Moscow ranks 2Before him is Rudolf I of Bohemia. After him are Külüg Khan, Ivaylo of Bulgaria, Agnes of Austria, Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, Hamdallah Mustawfi, Castruccio Castracani, and Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster. Among people deceased in 1325, Yury of Moscow ranks 4Before him are Charles, Count of Valois, Denis of Portugal, and Amir Khusrow. After him are Nizamuddin Auliya, Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, and Stefan Vladislav II.

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Among people born in Russia, Yury of Moscow ranks 345 out of 2,688Before him are Naum Gabo (1890), Roman Abramovich (1966), Vasily Zhukovsky (1783), Nikolai Kuznetsov (1904), Oleg Penkovsky (1919), and Viktor Chernomyrdin (1938). After him are Leonid Govorov (1897), Andrei Bely (1880), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Anton Arensky (1861), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), and Lila Kedrova (1918).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yury of Moscow ranks 106Before him are Vladimir Kryuchkov (1924), Alexander Danilovich Menshikov (1673), Georgy Chicherin (1872), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831), Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), and Oleg Penkovsky (1919). After him are Vasili Kuznetsov (1901), Simeon of Moscow (1316), Aleksey Kuropatkin (1848), Mengu-Timur (1235), Princess Louise of Prussia (1808), and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882).