In 1146 was married to Hungarian King Géza II (1115–1162) from the Árpád dynasty. Energetic and ambitious, Euphrosyne exerted great influence on her husband and directed Hungarian politics in the
Géza II and Euphrosyne had seven children, among them two kings of Hungary – István III and Béla III. After the death of her husband Euphrosyne was a regent for underage Béla II, who later, trying to remove his mother from power, first kept her confined in the fortress of Braničevo, and later forced her to become a nun in the Jerusalem convent of Hospitallers.
Among Euphrosyne’s grandchildren there are András II, King of Hungary, and Queen Constance of Bohemia, and among
Portrait of Euphrosyne Mstyslavna.
By T. Turdieva. Oil on canvas. 90×70. 2008