IronLion: Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod Muurish Prince of Russia

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Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod, Russia

30 May 1220 – 14 November 1263, proclaimed Saint of the Russian Orthodox Church by Metropolite Macarius in 1547.

He was the Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most trying times in the city’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 accepting to pay tribute to the powerful Golden Horde.

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