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Saint Volodymyr

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Saint Volodymyr

Person  Male  Born 958  Died 15/7/1015

Categories: Religion, Royalty

Countries: Russia, Ukraine

Prince, born in Pskov, now in Russia. Also known as Vladimir I of Kyiv and Vladimir Sviatoslavich the Great. Became Prince of Novgorod in 970, seized Kyiv from his brother in 980 and consolidated the realm that would become Russia. A pagan, he converted to Christianity in 988 and imposed the religion on his people. Died at Berestovo, near Kyiv.

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{Front of plinth:} St. Volodymyr, ruler of Ukraine 980-1015, erected by Ukra...

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