Alexander Nevsky Biography

Alexander Nevsky was the Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most trying times in the country's history. Commonly regarded as the key figure of medieval Rus', Alexander was the grandson of Vsevolod the Big Nest and rose to legendary status on account of his military victories over the German and Swedish invaders while agreeing to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Alexander Nevsky
Nationality:
Russia
Profession:
Politician
Religion:
Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox Christianity
Date of Birth:
May 30, 1220
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
November 14, 1263
Age at Death:
43
Alexander Nevsky Timeline
  • 1240-07-15
    A Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.
  • 1242-04-05
    Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeats Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice
  • 1725-05-21
    The Order of St. Alexander Nevsky is instituted in Russia by the empress Catherine I. It would later be discontinued and then reinstated by the Soviet government in 1942 as the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
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