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  • ID: I37873
  • Name: Isaac II Angelus
  • Suffix: Emperor of Byzantium
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 28 Jan Or 12 Dec 1204
  • Cause: Executed
  • Note:

    While preparing for yet another offensive against Bulgaria in 1195, Alexios Angelos, Isaac?s older brother, taking advantage of the latter's absence from camp on a hunting expedition, proclaimed himself emperor, and was readily recognised by the soldiers as Emperor Alexios III. Isaac was blinded and imprisoned in Constantinople.
    After eight years of captivity, he was raised from his dungeon to his throne once more after the arrival of the Fourth Crusade and the flight of Alexios III from the capital. But both mind and body had been enfeebled by confinement, and his son Alexios IV Angelos was associated on the throne as the effective monarch.
  • _UID: C16F55ED4F8F4D2C947C0604EDD8C2D7417A
  • Change Date: 22 SEP 2008

    Father: Andronikos Angelos
    Mother: Euphrosyne Kastamonitissa

    Marriage 1 Herina
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Irene Angelos

    Marriage 2 Margaret of Hungary
    • Married: 1185
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