Principality of Nizhny Novgorod-Suzdal

The Grand Duchy of Nizhny Novgorod-Suzdal was an East Slavic principality formed in 1341. Its main towns were Nizhny Novgorod, Suzdal, Gorokhovets, Gorodets, and Kurmysh.[2] Nizhny Novgorod was the seat of the principality from 1350.

Grand Principality of Nizhny Novgorod-Suzdal
Нижегородско-Суздальское великое княжество
Nizhegorodsko-Suzdalskoye velikoye knyazhestvo
1341–1425
Grand Duchy of Nizhny Novgorod
Grand Duchy of Nizhny Novgorod
CapitalNizhny Novgorod
Common languagesOld East Slavic
Religion
Russian Orthodoxy
Grand Duke 
• 1341–1355
Konstantin of Suzdal (first)
boyar 
History 
• Established
1341
1425
Currencyruble, denga
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Vladimir-Suzdal
Grand Duchy of Moscow

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rein Taagepera (September 1997). "Expansion and Contraction Patterns of Large Polities: Context for Russia". International Studies Quarterly. 41 (3): 475–504. doi:10.1111/0020-8833.00053. JSTOR 2600793.
  2. ^ Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1976), vol. 25, p. 57