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Olgovychs princes at the beginning
of the 13th century

Nicholas Zharkikh

Shortened text of the section. Full text in ukrainian version.

In this and the following chapters, I will not try to exhaust the questions posed in the headings, but only want to give a general outline of the place of the Olgovychs princes in the internal politics of ancient Rus in the first half of the 13th century.

In total, we have as many as 13 souls who were Olgovychs and could theoretically be part of the group that the Vladimir chronicler had in mind. But the personal role of these princes in subsequent events cannot be established, because it was unknown even to contemporaries of those events.

And only from 1206 (T-24) Vsevolod Chermny became the leader of the Olgovychs corporation.