Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

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Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Russia, known as Yaroslav the Wise, was the son of Grand Prince Vladimir the Great.His eldest surviving brother, Svyatopolk,killed his other brothers and seized power in Kiev.Yaroslav defeated him and became the Grand Prince of Kiev in 1019. Under Yaroslav the codification of legal customs and princely enactments was begun, and this work served as the basis for a law code called the Russian Truth.During his lengthy reign, Russia reached the zenith of its power.

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Grand Prince Rurik ~ 1st Viking overlord of Kievan Rus.  ......archaeology & prehistoric

Grand Prince Rurik ~ 1st Viking overlord of Kievan Rus. ......archaeology & prehistoric

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Interiors of the Winter Palace. The Alcove of the Study of Grand Prince Nikolai Nikolayevich

Interiors of the Winter Palace. The Alcove of the Study of Grand Prince Nikolai Nikolayevich

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St Margaret of Scotland(c1045-1093),known as Margaret of Wessex and Queen Margaret of Scotland, was an English princess of the House of Wessex and a granddaughter of Yaroslav The Wise, Grand Prince of Russia. Around 1070 Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland, becoming his queen consort. She was a pious woman, and among many charitable works she established a ferry for pilgrims and was the mother of three kings of Scotland and a queen consort of England. Ancestor

St Margaret of Scotland(c1045-1093),known as Margaret of Wessex and Queen Margaret of Scotland, was an English princess of the House of Wessex and a granddaughter of Yaroslav The Wise, Grand Prince of Russia. Around 1070 Margaret married Malcolm III of Scotland, becoming his queen consort. She was a pious woman, and among many charitable works she established a ferry for pilgrims and was the mother of three kings of Scotland and a queen consort of England. Ancestor

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The detail of the grand hall of The Terem's Palace, The Kremlin, Moscow, ca 1635. In the 17th century the Palace was a house of sisters and wives of Grand Princes of Moscow and Tsars of Russia. Today The Terem's Palace is official residence of The President of Russian Federation.

The detail of the grand hall of The Terem's Palace, The Kremlin, Moscow, ca 1635. In the 17th century the Palace was a house of sisters and wives of Grand Princes of Moscow and Tsars of Russia. Today The Terem's Palace is official residence of The President of Russian Federation.

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The Crown of the King of Finland and Karelia, Duke of Åland, Grand Prince of Lapland, Lord of Kaleva and the North.  Nice title.

The Crown of the King of Finland and Karelia, Duke of Åland, Grand Prince of Lapland, Lord of Kaleva and the North. Nice title.

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