Daniel of Galicia

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Daniel of Galicia : Danylo Romanovych (Halytskyi); Old Ruthenian: Данило Романовичъ: Danylo Romanovyčъ; Daniel I Romanowicz Halicki; 1201 – 1264) was a King of Ruthenia, Prince (Knyaz) of Galicia (Halych) (1205–1255), Peremyshl (1211), and Volodymyr (1212–1231).wikipedia
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Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia

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In 1205, after the death of his father, Roman II Mstyslavich, the ruler of Galicia–Volhynia, the boyars of Galicia forced the four-year-old Daniel into exile with his mother Anna of Byzantium and brother Vasylko Romanovich.
Following the destruction wreaked by the Mongol invasion of Kievan Rus' (1239 to 1241), Prince Danylo Romanovych was forced to pledge allegiance to Batu Khan of the Golden Horde in 1246.

Anna-Euphrosyne

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In 1205, after the death of his father, Roman II Mstyslavich, the ruler of Galicia–Volhynia, the boyars of Galicia forced the four-year-old Daniel into exile with his mother Anna of Byzantium and brother Vasylko Romanovich.
She was regent of the Principality during the minority of her son Daniel of Galicia from 1205 to 1214.

Galicia (Eastern Europe)

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Daniel of Galicia : Danylo Romanovych (Halytskyi); Old Ruthenian: Данило Романовичъ: Danylo Romanovyčъ; Daniel I Romanowicz Halicki; 1201 – 1264) was a King of Ruthenia, Prince (Knyaz) of Galicia (Halych) (1205–1255), Peremyshl (1211), and Volodymyr (1212–1231).
In 1253 Prince Daniel of Galicia was crowned the King of Rus (Rex Rusiae) or King of Ruthenia following the Mongol invasion in Ruthenia (Kievan Rus).

King of Ruthenia

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Daniel of Galicia : Danylo Romanovych (Halytskyi); Old Ruthenian: Данило Романовичъ: Danylo Romanovyčъ; Daniel I Romanowicz Halicki; 1201 – 1264) was a King of Ruthenia, Prince (Knyaz) of Galicia (Halych) (1205–1255), Peremyshl (1211), and Volodymyr (1212–1231).

Drohiczyn

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He was crowned by a papal archbishop in Dorohochyn 1253 as the first King of Ruthenia (1253–1264).
After a victorious war, the position of Duke Daniel of Galicia grew so strong that he was crowned the King of Ruthenia.

Duchy of Belz

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In 1234 he defeated Alexander Vsevolodovich, taking the Duchy of Belz.
In the early 13th century, Alexander, a nephew of Roman the Great, was deposed in 1234 from Belz by Daniel of Galicia who incorporated Belz into the Duchy of Galicia–Volhynia (later the Kingdom of Rus) which would control Belz till 1340.

Chełm

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Daniel founded the towns of Lviv (1256) (naming the former for his son) and Kholm, and fortified many others.
In 1235, Danylo Romanovych of Halych granted the town a city charter and moved the capital of his domain in 1241–1272 after destruction of Halych by Mongols in 1240–1241.

Golden Horde

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In 1246, he was summoned to the capital of the Golden Horde at Sarai on the Volga River and was forced to accept Mongol overlordship.
All the senior Rus' princes, including Yaroslav II of Vladimir, Daniel of Galicia, and Sviatoslav III of Vladimir, acknowledged Batu's supremacy.

Voivode Dmitr

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Daniel dispatch his voivode Dmytro to defend the city.
Voivode Dmitr was appointed military commander of Kiev by Prince Daniel of Galicia in 1239, charged with defending the city from the Mongols.

Michael of Chernigov

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The following year, With the advancing Mongols, the Grand Prince of Kiev Michael who was married to the Daniel's sister ran out of Kiev and asked Daniel for help.
In 1228, grand prince Vladimir III Rurikovich of Kiev summoned Mikhail and attacked the latter's brother-in-law, prince Daniil Romanovich of Volodymyr-Volynskyi, who had seized the towns of Lutsk and Chertoryysk, in Kamenets.

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport

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Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport is named after him.
The airport is named after King Daniel of Galicia, the historical founder of the city in 1256 AD.

Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

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Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University One of the Oldest and Prime Medical Institute of Ukraine is named after him.
The Medical School is named after King Daniel of Galicia, the historical founder of the city in 1256 AD.

Mindaugas

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In the last years of his reign, Daniel engaged in dynastic politics, marrying a son and a daughter to the offspring of Mindaugas of Grand Duchy of Lithuania and acquiring territorial concessions in Poland from the latter.
He is thought to have had two sisters, one married to Vykintas and another to Daniel of Halych.

Roman Danylovich

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He also arranged for the marriage of his son Roman to Gertrude, the Babenberg heiress, but was unsuccessful in his bid to have him placed on the ducal throne of Austria.
He was born as a younger son of Danylo of Halych, a powerful prince of lands east from Poland and later king of those regions, which was most of the times called Volhynia or Ruthenia (roughly, near modern Belarus and Ukraine).

Roman the Great

Roman MstislavichRoman MstyslavychRoman II the Great
In 1205, after the death of his father, Roman II Mstyslavich, the ruler of Galicia–Volhynia, the boyars of Galicia forced the four-year-old Daniel into exile with his mother Anna of Byzantium and brother Vasylko Romanovich.

Grand Prince of Kiev

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The following year, With the advancing Mongols, the Grand Prince of Kiev Michael who was married to the Daniel's sister ran out of Kiev and asked Daniel for help.
During that time Prince of Smolensk Rostislav occupied Kiev, but was captured the same year by Daniel of Galicia who placed his voivode Dmytro to guard Kiev while the Grand Prince was away.

Batu Khan

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According to the Ukrainian historian Orest Subtelny, Daniel was handed a cup of fermented mare's milk by the Mongol khan Batu and told to get used to it, as "you are one of ours now."
Despite fierce resistance by Danylo of Halych, Batu Khan managed to take the two principal capitals of his land, Halych and Volodymyr-Volyns'kyi.

Grand Duchy of Lithuania

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In the last years of his reign, Daniel engaged in dynastic politics, marrying a son and a daughter to the offspring of Mindaugas of Grand Duchy of Lithuania and acquiring territorial concessions in Poland from the latter.
The powerful coalition against Mindaugas included Vykintas, the Livonian Order, Daniel of Galicia and Vasilko of Volhynia.

Lviv

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Daniel founded the towns of Lviv (1256) (naming the former for his son) and Kholm, and fortified many others.
Named in honour of Leo, the eldest son of Daniel, King of Ruthenia, it was the capital of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia (also called the Kingdom of Ruthenia) from 1272 to 1349, when it was conquered by King Casimir III the Great who then became known as the King of Poland and Ruthenia.

Irakli Danylovich

:Daniel of Halych (1201-1264), Knyaz of Halych-Volynia 1211–1213 and 1229–1264, Knyaz of Volynia 1215–1264, crowned by a papal archbishop in Dorohychyn 1253 as the 1st king of Halych-Volynia

Vasilko Romanovich

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In 1205, after the death of his father, Roman II Mstyslavich, the ruler of Galicia–Volhynia, the boyars of Galicia forced the four-year-old Daniel into exile with his mother Anna of Byzantium and brother Vasylko Romanovich.
He was the son of Roman the Great, the younger brother of Daniel of Galicia.

Leo I of Galicia

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He was succeeded in Galicia by his son Lev.
He was a son of King Daniel of Galicia and his first wife, Anna Mstislavna Smolenskaya (daughter of Mstislav Mstislavich the Bold).

Béla IV of Hungary

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He set up a defensive alliance against the Mongols, which included Daniil Romanovich, Prince of Halych, Boleslaw the Chaste, Duke of Cracow and other Ruthenian and Polish princes.

Shvarn

SvarnŠvarnasIoann Shvarn, Grand Duke of Lithuania, 1268–1269
One of the sons of king Daniel I of Galicia of the house of Romanovich, Shvarn inherited the north-western parts of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia, his fathers' domain.

Boroldai

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Despite initial successes, in 1259, a Mongol force under Burundai and Nogai Khan entered Galicia and Volhynia and offered an ultimatum: Daniel was to destroy his fortifications or Burundai would assault the towns.
In 1255, Daniel of Galicia revolted against the Mongol rule.