Andronikos IV Palaiologos

   Emperor (q.v.) from 13761379 who came to the throne by overthrowing his father John V with Ottoman (qq.v.) help. For this, Sultan Murad I (q.v.) was given Gallipolis (q.v.). However, although Andronikos had gained Constantinople (q.v.), he was still a pawn of the Ottomans, a fact made clear when John V escaped from prison and persuaded Murad I to support him. With the aid of Murad I and the Venetian fleet, John V regained the throne again in 1379.

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  • Andronikos V Palaiologos — or Andronicus V Palaeologus (Greek: Ανδρόνικος Ε Παλαιολόγος) (c. 1400 ndash; c. 1407) was co emperor of the Byzantine Empire with his father John VII Palaiologos.LifeAndronikos V Palaiologos was the only known son of Emperor John VII Palaiologos …   Wikipedia

  • Andronikos II. Palaiologos — Andronikos II auf einem Wandfresko im Kloster Serres Andronikos II. Palaiologos (griechisch Ἀνδρόνικος Β Παλαιολόγος, * 1259/1260 in Nikaia; † 13. Februar 1332 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Andronikos II Palaiologos —    Emperor (q.v.) from 12821328, during whose long reign Byzantium s (q.v.) final decline began. Andronikos s first problem was to heal the wounds opened by his father Michael VIII s union of the churches (qq.v.). Despite his renunciation of the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Andronikos III Palaiologos —    Emperor (q.v.) from 13281341. The real power behind the throne was John Kantakouzenos (q.v.), who had helped dethrone Andronikos II (q.v.). Andronikos III proved to be a good general, winning victories against lesser foes in Thessaly and… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Andronikos Palaiologos, Lord of Thessaloniki — Andronikos Palaiologos or Andronicus Palaeologus (Greek: Ανδρόνικος Παλαιολόγος) (1403 ndash; 4 March, 1428) was governor of Thessalonica with the title of despot ( despotēs ) from 1408 to 1423.Andronikos Palaiologos was a son of the Byzantine… …   Wikipedia

  • Andronikos II. (Byzanz) — Andronikos II auf einem Fresko im Kloster Serres Andronikos II. Palaiologos (griechisch Ἀνδρόνικος Β Παλαιολόγος, * 1259/1260 in Nikaia; † 13. Februar 1332 in Konstantinopel) war byzantinischer Kais …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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