Historical person

Yaroslav the Wise

Yaroslav the WiseYaroslav the Wise (Ярослав Мудрий / Yaroslav Mudriy) was a politician, military leader and grand prince of Kievan Rus’ during 1019 – 1054. The exact date of birth is unknown, but he was born in about 978. He was a son of Volodumyr the Great (Ukrainian: Володимир Великий) and Polotsk princess Rogneda.