The youngest son of the Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise of Kyiv and Swedish Princess Ingegerd (Irene). His baptismal name Kostiantyn (Constantine) was established by his signet. According to his father’s will, he received the town of Volodymyr (now
After Ihor’s death, the triumviri took the Smolensk land to themselves, giving his son Davyd Ihorovych nothing. Davyd became the outcast prince; however, in the 1080 s – 1090 s he regained his father’s patrimony by force of arms. Evidently, his wife was Kunegunde, daughter of the Markgraf Otton of Saxony. After the death of her husband she returned to Germany and married Conon, Graf von Beichlingen.
Prince Ihor Yaroslavych is buried at the Transfiguration Cathedral in Chernihiv.
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