Ivan II of Moscow( From the kind of Moscow)
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Biography Ivan II of Moscow
From the kind of son of Grand Duke of Moscow Ivan I Kalita. Born March 30, 1326, Mr.. Prince Zvenigorodsky to 1354, Mr.. Grand Prince of Moscow in 1354 - 1359 he. Grand Prince of Vladimir in 1354 - 1359 he. Prince of Novgorod in 1355 - 1359 he.
1) with 1341 g. daughter of Prince. Bryansk Dmitri, Prince. Theodosius (11342 g.);
2), 1345. led. kn. Alexandra Ivanovna (+ December 27. 1364).
+ 13 November 1359, Mr..
As spiritual Ivan Kalita Ivan got 23 towns and villages, among them major - Zvenigorod and Ruza. After the death of his brother seed Ivan appeared to rival the great reign of Vladimir - Suzdal Konstantin V.. He strongly supports Novgorod. But all their efforts were in vain: Khan gave the label Ivan. Enemies not immediately come to terms with this. Constantine recognized Ivan just before his death in 1354, with Novgorod from Moscow prince was not the world a half years. According to the chronicler, Ivan was a gentle, quiet and gracious prince. Buried in Moscow, in the Archangel Cathedral.