Maria Paleologina (fl. 1271–1279)

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Maria Paleologina (fl. 1271–1279)

Tsarina of Bulgaria. Name variations: Maria Palaeologina. Flourished around 1278 and 1279; dau. of Eulogia Paleologina; niece of Michael VIII Paleologus, emperor of Byzantium (r. 1261–1282); became 2nd wife of Constantine Tich, tsar of Bulgaria (r. 1257–1277), around 1271; m. Ivajlo, tsar of Bulgaria (r. 1278–1279), around 1277.

See also Women in World History.

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