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David Rostislavich (Cyrillic: Давыд Ростиславич) (1140 - 23 April 1197), Prince of Smolensk (1180–1197) was fourth son of Rostislav Mstislavich, Velikiy Kniaz (Grand Prince) of Kiev.

David Rostislavich
Prince of Smolensk
Reign1180–1197
PredecessorRoman I of Kiev
SuccessorMstislav III of Kiev
Prince of Smolensk
Reign1180–1197
Born1140
Smolensk
Died23 April 1197 (aged 57)
Full name
David Rostislavich
DynastyRurikid
FatherRostislav I of Kiev

David was born in 1140, Smolensk, in a family of Rostislav Mstislavich, Prince of Smolensk. During 1167 David received in his rule Vyshhorod. In 1171 David was trying to put Vladimir III Mstislavich to a tron, and in a next year his brother Rurik Rostislavich. In 1175 he together with Prince Oleg Svyatoslavich, was fighting in Chernigov and in next year lost battle with Cumans near city of Rostovec. This battle mentioned in The Tale of Igor's Campaign.

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