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Irene of the Khazars (d. 750?)

Byzantine empress. Born a princess of the Khazar tribe in the Russian steppes; died around 750; first wife of Constantine V Kopronymus, Byzantine emperor (r. 741–775); children: Leo IV the Khazar, Byzantine emperor (r. 775–780, who married Irene of Athens ).

Irene of the Khazars was born a princess of the Khazar tribe in the Russian steppes. The first wife of Constantine V Kopronymus, emperor of Byzantium, she died young while giving birth to Leo IV, heir to the throne.

Irene of the Khazars (d. 750?)

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