Maria of Kiev (d. 1087)

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Maria of Kiev (d. 1087)

Queen of Poland . Name variations: Dobronega Maria. Born before 1015; died in 1087; daughter of Vladimir I, grand prince of Kiev (r. 980–1015) and one of his nine wives; sister of Yaroslav I the Wise, grand prince of Kiev (r. 1019–1054); married Kazimir or Casimir I the Restorer (1015–1058), king of Poland (r. 1038–1058), in 1043; children: Boleslaw II Szczodry also known as Boleslaus II the Bold, king of Poland (r. 1058–1079); Wladyslaw I or Ladislas Herman (1043–1102), king of Poland (r. 1079–1102); Swietoslawa (who married Vratislav, king of Bohemia); Mieszko.

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