Category:Princes of Russia

In Russia the title "Knyaz" (князь, pl. князья) may refer to:

  • Князь (Prince):
    • appanage feudal princes in Medieval Rus.
    • usual title of common nobility (not royal blood). Many of them are issue of appanage feudal princes in Medieval Rus.
  • Великий князь (Velikiy knyaz, "Grand Duke"):
    • for rulers of Kievan Rus, monarchs in their own right
      • of Kiev, Vladimir, Moscow, etc.
    • for princes and princesses of Imperial House of Romanov.
  • Князь императорской крови (Knyaz imperatorskoy krovi, Prince of royal blood): for princes from Romanov House more than 4 times removed (great grandsons of any Emperor and further).

For females:

  • unmarried — княжна (knyazhna), Великая княжна (Velikaya knyazhna)
  • married — княгиня (knyaginya), Великая княгиня (Velikaya knyaginya)


This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total.





Media in category "Princes of Russia"

This category contains only the following file.

Read in another language