GLEB Svyatoslavich( From the kind of Smolensk princes)
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Biography GLEB Svyatoslavich
From the kind of Smolensk Prince. Son of Svyatoslav Ivanovich. Kn. Smolensky in 1392 - 1395 he. + August 12. 1399 g.
In 1386, after the battle of Mstislavl. Hleb was led away in captivity Lithuanians. Then, as can be seen, released. In 1392 with the help Vitovta Hleb got to reign in Smolensk. But the same Vytautas in 1395 ordered the Smolensk prince coming to him for the Safe Conduct. "I've heard - said Vytautas - that there is no unity between you and hostility big, so if there is any dispute between you, you have agreed to me as a third, and I will judge you fairly,". Smolensk princes were glad to, . found that an impartial judge, . who will judge them according to justice and will share their fiefdom by lot: they all got together and went to Vitold with gifts, but Vytautas, . taking gifts, . ordered to seize the princes and sent them to Lithuania, . then approaches to the city, . Pozega Posada, . took the castle and planted here his governors,
Hleb has received from visitors are offered a place Polonnoe. In the unfortunate for the Lithuanians Battle of the Vorskla River August 12, 1399, he was killed by the Tatars.