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Igor of Kiev, Ruler of the Kievan Rus

Male - 945


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  • Name Igor of Kiev 
    Suffix Ruler of the Kievan Rus 
    Gender Male 
    Died 945  [1, 2
    Person ID I2958  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2018 

    Father Rurik,   d. Abt 879 
    Family ID F4820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family St. Olga of Kiev,   b. Abt 890, Pskov, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 969, Kiev, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sviatoslav I, Grand Prince of Kiev,   d. 972
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Perhaps slightly less legendary than his supposed father Rurik, his actual existence is still hazy at best. His supposed spouse Olga and her son Sviatoslav are much more clearly real and non-legendary.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2417] Norman W. Ingham and Christian Raffensperger, "Ryurik and the First Ryurikids: Context, Problems, Sources." The American Genealogist 82:1; 82:111, January 2007.

    2. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.