Yuri I of Galicia

Yuri I of Galicia (Ukrainian: Ю́рій Льво́вич, romanizedYurii Lvovych, 24 April 1252 (1257?) – 18 March 1308) was a King of Ruthenia, Prince of Volhynia (Latin: Regis Rusie, Princeps Ladimerie). His full title was Yuri I, King of Ruthenia, Grand Prince of Kiev, Volydymyr-Volhynia, Halych, Lutsk, Dorohochyn.

Yuri I of Galicia
King of Ruthenia / Regis Rusie
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King's seal of Yuri I of Halych, "Domini Georgi Regis Rusie", "Domini Georgi Ducis Ladimerie"
King of Galicia and Volhynia (King of Ruthenia)
PredecessorLeo I of Galicia
SuccessorAndrew and Leo II of Galicia
Bornc. 1252(7)
Diedc. 1308 (aged c. 56[1])
Spouse1st. Yaroslavna of Tver (died ca. 1286)
2nd. Euphemia of Kuyavia (daughter of Casimir I of Kuyavia)
3rd. Unknown
IssueMykhailo Yurylovich
Maria of Galicia
Andrew of Galicia
Leo II of Galicia
Anastasia of Halych
Dmytro Dedko (disputed)
FatherLeo I of Galicia
MotherConstance of Hungary


Modern interpretation of the King seal of Yuri I of Halych

In 1264-1301 he was a prince of the Duchy of Belz.

He was a son of Lev Danylovych (Kniaz of Halych, 1269–1301) and Constance of Hungary, a daughter of King Béla IV and Maria Laskarina.

He married three times. His first wife was Yaroslavna of Tver (died ca. 1286). His second wife was Euphemia of Kuyavia (died 18 March 1308), daughter of Casimir I of Kuyavia. His third wife is unknown.





See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e (in Ukrainian) Bilynsky, Ukraine-Ruthenia

Further readingEdit

  • Bilynsky, V. Ukraine-Ruthenia. Book I: Ancestral land. "Olena Teliha publishing". Kiev 2013. ISBN 9789663551098
Yuri I of Galicia
Born: c. 1252 Died: 18 March 1308
Regnal titles
Preceded by King of Galicia-Volhynia
Succeeded by