GEORGE XII( King of Kakheti)
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Giorgi XII (1798-1800) - the king of Kakheti. During the life of his father George had a strained relationship with his brothers, and after the death of Heraclius, these relationships have become more acute. Prince secluded themselves in their estates and not subordinate to the king. Georgian princes were divided into two groups. One group supported her son George XII - David and the other - the son of Irakli II Yulon.
In 1799, in Kartli-Kakheti joined Russian regiment of General Lazarev. With him came Russia's official representative at the court of George XII - Kovalenskim. In 1800 the Georgians with the participation of Russian troops in the field broke Niahurskom Omar Khan. Giorgi XII was concerned that the imperial throne went to his heirs, and not his brothers. Russia, well-informed about events taking place at the royal court of the kingdom of Kartli-Kahetskogo, tried to use the contradictions between the princes in their own interests. Russian Emperor Paul I granted the request of George XII and approved at the imperial throne of his son, David, that angered brothers George XII.
. Giorgi XII, after meeting in a narrow circle, has decided to change some paragraphs of the treatise
. In particular, Russia has received the right to interfere in the internal affairs of the Georgian kingdom, and in return the king demanded to guarantee that the ruling dynasty. The decision was not known even to David, his son George.
But all efforts were in vain George. The fate of Georgia was sealed. April 18, 1800 Paul I signed a manifesto on the Abolition of the kingdom of Kartli-Kahetskogo and accession of Eastern Georgia to Russia. After 10 days, December 28, 1800 King George died. The last king of Kartli-Kahetskogo kingdom was buried in Svetitskhoveli.
Provisional ruler of the kingdom of Kartli-Kahetskogo appointed David G..
September 12, 1801 Alexander I issued a manifesto on the Abolition of Kartli-Kahetskogo kingdom and the annexation of eastern Georgia in the Russia Empire.