Andrei II of Kiev( Prince)
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Biography Andrei II of Kiev
Andrei II of Kiev (the number. 11)
From the kind of Vladimir-Suzdal Grand. kn. The founder of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod led. kn. The son of Yaroslav II Vsevolodovicha and Smolensk Prince. Rostislav Mstislavovny. Kn. Suzdal in 1246-1264 he. Vel.kn. Vladimir in 1248-1252 he. J.: with 1250 g. daughter of King Galitskogo Daniel Romanovich, princess Ustinia. + 1264 g.
In the years 1247-1248, together with Andrew Alexander Nevsky in the Horde went to Batu, and thence to Mongolia for the label to reign. The section between Yaroslaviches was not peaceful. Tatishchev writes that Alexander and Andrew had a big argument in the Horde, who should be in Vladimir, who - in Kiev, and Khan gave Kiev to Alexander and Vladimir - Andrew, supposedly based on the will of their father, Jaroslav Vsevolodovicha.
Andrew went to Vladimir and quiet reigned here for two years. As can be seen from the confused messages chronicle, Andrew had a noble soul, but the mind is fickle. Direct servility older brother to Khan, it seems, offended and provoked him. He was preparing to speak out against the Horde, gather shelves, paid tribute to the defective and showed other signs of unrest Tatars. For all these faults Khan Sartak sent to Russia new army led by Nevryuem. Many contributed to this, it seems, and he Nevsky, who in 1252 went to Don i Sartak to complain about his brother and ask yourself great reigning Vladimirsky. Alexander received the seniority, and hordes of Tartars invaded Suzdal. Andrew at this news, said: "What is it, Lord, How far we quarrel among themselves, and build on each other Tatars; better for me to escape to a foreign land than to make friends with the Tatars and to serve them". Having collected an army, he went against Nevryuya, but was defeated at Pereyaslavl and fled to Novgorod. Novgorodians, however, did not take him, and he went to Sweden, where he was accepted with honor, as the enemy of Alexander. According Tatishcheva, some time later, he returned to Russia, made peace with Alexander, and went to reign in its Suzdal. Later, Alexander Andrew reconciled with Sartak, and together they went to the Golden Horde in 1257, and later in Novgorod to Tartar copyists. Tatishchev wrote that the death of Alexander, Andrew again like to take the Grand table, but Khan Berke gave the label on the great reign of his brother Jaroslaw III. However, Andrew's brother survived only a few months.