Rurik - 862 - 879)
Igor - 900-945?
Vladimir I Svyatoslavich 978-980
Vyshyeslav Vladimirovich ca 989-1010 - died shortly
Yaroslav I Vladimirovich ca 1010-1019 - replaced
his brother as representative for their father - then moved up to Kyiv.
Elias (Ilya) Yaroslavich 1019-1020 - at age about 4
years, left by his father to 'rule' (no doubt with experienced advisors,) when
Yaroslav moved to Kyiv., died there without issue.
Kosnyatin Dobrinich ??? - possibly a posadnik for Yaroslav?
Vladimir Yaroslavich 1034-36 or1036-52 - he died in
Izyaslav Yaroslavich (1052-54) replaced his brother
before moving to Kyiv in 1055 to become grand prince.
Rostislav Vladimirovich (1054 - 1062?) - took
over from his uncle shortly following his father's death? Moved on to be prince
of Tmutorokan in 1064.
Mstislav Izyaslavich ??? - he was born in 1043
and died in 1068. Not clear to me yet if his father placed him at Novgorod or
not. But he was in Poland with his father during the uprising that put Vsyeslav
on the throne temporarily. And he returned in 1069 to execute his father's
enemies in Kyiv.
Vsyeslav Bryachislavich of Polotsk captured Novgorod
in 1067 but could not hold it against the combined Vladimirovichi.
Gleb Svyatoslavich 1068-69 or 1069-78 -sent by his
father as part of the policy to control Novgorod.
Svyatopolk II Izyaslavich - 1078-1088 on Gleb's
death and with his father, Izyaslav, regaining power in Kyiv. He was sent to
control the town.
David Svyatoslavich - 1093-1095. He was sent by his
father when Svyatoslav II gained the Kyiv throne until replaced by Mistislav
Vladimirovich. when Svyatoslav lost the Kyivan throne.
Mstislav Vladimirovich (1088-1093) 1095-1125 note
he was thrown out by David for two years. (See entry on
Svyatopolk II for some events around 1102 and the
chronology for 12th century) . But he was brought back by the Novgorodians
themselves from Rostov in 1095. He managed to keep power in Novgorod through
his son, Vsyevolod, and grandsons.
Vsyevolod Mstislavich - 1117-1132, 1132,1136 - son
of Mstislav I Vladimirovich
Ivan Vsyevolodovich - 1128 (year he died) son of
Vsyevolod Mstislavich, ruling for his father and grandfather.
Vladimir Vsyevolodovich - d 1136 - another son of
Novgorodians ask Vsyevolod Ol'govich to send his
brother instead of his son from Kyiv - Svyatoslav
Ol'govich then involved in internal conflicts. Many historians see the events
in Novgorod this year as a turning point in the city's independence. When in
1138 Vsyevolod Ol'govich becomes weak in Kyiv the Novgorodians expell his
brother, Svyatoslav, and ask Yuri Vladimirovich to send a prince.
Rostislav Yur'yevich, son of Yuri Vladimirovich
Dolgoruki - 1138-41 Here is the first example of the power of the new order at
Suzdal (Yuri) who puts his son at Novgorod. But Rostislav had to flee several
times during the clan struggles. In 1139 with Vsyevolod again strong in Kyiv
the Novgorodians ask for Svyatoslav back and push Rostislav Yur'yevich out.
Yaroslav Izyaslavich, son of Izyaslav II Mstislavich,
prince from ? to 1154 and much later of Kyiv (1172-75), but based at the family
Svyatoslav and David
Rostislavich - ca 1154 - 1157 ruling on behalf of their father, Rostislav
Mstislavich, but they didn't last this time.
Mstislav Yur'yevich from ?? to 1157 - another of
Yuri Dolgoruki's sons ruling Novgorod, sent by Andrei Yur'yevich at the
Novgorodian request? His son also ruled (see below)
Svyatoslav Rostislavich - ca 1161 - second time?
(died in 1172 as prince of Chernigiv) son of Rostislav Mstislavich, prince of Kyiv and powerful
ruler of Smolensk.
Mstislav Vsyevolodovich before dying in 1168.
Roman Mstislavich, son of Mstislav II - 1168-69 - very
powerful warrior who later moved to Galich. He withstood attack by Andrei
Bogolubski. Great siege.
Yuri Andryeyevich, son of Andrei Bogolubski -
Yaroslav Mstislavich Krasni, son of Mstislav
Yur'yevich - 1176
Yaropolk Rostislavich, son of Rostislav Yur'yevich
(see above) - 1178 - he later was grand prince of Vladimir
Mstislav Rostislavich Khrabri - 1179-80, died in
1180 was sent to hold Novgorod by his father, Rostislav Mstislavich. (see
above). His son, Mstislav, also held Kyiv.
Vladimir Svyatoslavich - held Novgorod for his
father, Svyatoslav III prince of Kyiv, around 1180 and then moved to Periaslavl
and then Chernigiv.
Yaroslav Vladimirovich, son of Vladimir Mstislavich
- 1183-84, 1187-96 - 1197-99 - He was grandson of Mstislav Rostislavich
Khrabri. He was pushed out by Vsyevold III of Suzdal in 1200 and replaced by
Svyatoslav, age 3.
Svyatoslav Vsyevolodovich ca 1200? placed by his
father, Vsyevolod III.
Konstantin Vsyevolodovich, 1206-7 - then udel
prince Rostov in 1207, then grand prince Vladimir 1216-18. He held Novgorod for
his father, Vsyevolod III, who sent him there in 1205 to replace the young
Svyatoslav. He brings Novgorod troops to help in south but is wounded.
Svyatoslav Vsyevolodovich - again sent to control the city in 1208
Mstislav Mstislavich Udaloi - sent by his uncle to
Toropets in 1208, takes Torzhok in 1208, arrests Svyatoslav and Vsyevolod's
In 1209 Konstantin Vsyevolodovich leads his father's army in unsuccessful
effort to retake Novgorod but does get Svyatoslav released.
Mstislav Mstislavich now prince in 1210-14; and 1216-18 then udel prince of
Galicia and then back to Torchesk -He was one of the most colorful of Russian
warriors At Novgorod he was constantly at war and in 1212 even brought Novgorod
army to Kyiv.
Yaroslav Vsyevolodovich - in 1214-15 while Mstislav
is doing his thing in Galich and Kyiv, Yaroslav retakes Novgorod, but Mstislav
returns at Novgorodian request and throws him back out. In 1216 Mstislav brings
Novgorod troops into the Vsyevolodovichi civil war over throne of Vladimir
(Battle of Lipitsa River).
Vasilii Mstislavich - 1216-18 - son of above, died then as 'crown prince'
In 1218 when Mstislav departs for Galich and the threat from the Germans
increases, the Novgorodians again turn to the Vsyevolodovichi. Novgorod is now
involved in the civil war amongst these sons of Vsyevolod III.
In 1218 Mstislav Mstislavich is replaced at Novgorod by Mstislav Romanovich's
second son, Vsyevolod, but Novgorodinas tell Vsyevolod to leave in 1221.
1220 - Yuri replaces this Romanovichi with his son. Vsyevolod? (dates of change between 1218 and 1223 unclear.)
Vsyevolod Yur'yevich, son of Yuri II Vsyevolodovich of Vladimir house, sent by his
father in 1223. died in the Mongol invasion of 1238.
1223 - Yaroslav II Vsyevolodovich elected prince of
Novgorod. Yaroslav unsuccessfully besieges Revel fortress.
1225 - Battle of Torzhok. Following a period of political infighting among the
Novgorod boyars on the one hand and the Vsyevolodovich brothers on the other,
the Novgorod boyars gain enough political clout to bring in their own prince,
Svyatoslav Mstislavich of Smolensk, and then his
brother, Vsyevolod Mstislavich. But they went back to
Yaroslav II Vsyevolodovich again in 1226. (and
again in 1230?)
Mikhail Vsyevolodovich, son of
Vsyevolod Svyatoslavich, of Chernigiv house,
1225-29. He later was grand prince of Kyiv 1238-40 - 1241 and died at Mongol
hands in 1246.
Rostislav Mikhailovich, son of Mikhail
Vsyevolodovich, prince in 1228, He moved to Galich in 1235 and never looked
Fedor Yaroslavich, son of Yaroslav II Vsyevolodovich
- 1228 - jointly with his brother, Aleksandr
Aleksandr Yaroslavich Nevski, son of Yaroslav II
Vsyevolodovich - 1228, 1236, 1240, 1241-52
Yaroslav II Vsyevolodovich, son of Vsyevolod III
Yur'yevich, prince of Novgorod from Nov 1238-1246
Roman Danilovich, 1250? - a son of Daniel
Romanovich, king of Galich. He spent most of his time in the west.
Vasilko Romanovich -son of the previous and also
possibly prince at Novgorod briefly.
Vasilii Aleksandrovich 1252-71 with breaks
Dmitri Alexsandrovich - prince (1259-1263), and
(1276-1283) who fought his brother, Andrei for the throne of Vladimir.
1263 - Yaroslav III is prince of Novgorod
1267 - Novgorod calls for help from Dmitrii
1268 - Battle of River Kegola - Dmitrii is defeated by Livonians.
1272 - Mongols send troops to support Vasilii
Yaroslavich's claim to rule Novgorod.
1276 - Khan Mangu gives title of prince of Novgorod to Dmitrii Aleksandrovich.
Andrei Aleksandrovich, son of Nevski, 1300 - 1304 ??