Gleb was appanage prince of Minsk from around
1101, when on the death of his father, he received the town and region as his
udel. He was the son of Vsyeslav Bryachislavich,
prince of Polotsk. Gleb married about in 1090 with Anastasia, daughter of
Yaroslav Izyaslavich, prince of Turov, and niece of
Svyatopolk II, prince of Kyiv. Their sons were Rostislav, appanage prince of Minsk,;
Vsyevolod, appanage prince of Izyaslav;
Volodar (Vladimir) prince of Minsk. He fought his
brother, David, prince of Polotsk, in 1116, in an
effort to expand the Minsk territories eastward. In 1118 he was captured by
Vladimir Monomakh and taken to Kyiv, where he died.
He and his family are shown on this family chart.
1103-4 - David Vsyeslav and the southern Rus princes attack Gleb at Polotsk
1106 - Semigallian tribes defeat Gleb and others, who loose 9000 troops.
1108 - Gleb gives money for the Church refectory at the Cave Monastery in Kyiv