Uroš I, Grand Prince of Serbia, b. bef. 1083
Father: Marko, Prince of Rascia, b. ca. 1052Spouse: Anna Diogenissa, b. ca. 1074 in Constantinople, Turkey, d. 1145
Father: Constantine Diogenes, d. 1073
Mother: Theodora Komnene, b. ca. 1054
Marko, Prince of Rascia, b. ca. 1052
Father: Petrislav, Prince of Rascia, d. aft. 1083
Petrislav, Prince of Rascia, d. aft. 1083
Father: Mihailo I Vojislavljević, King of the Slavs, d. 1081
Mihailo I Vojislavljević, King of the Slavs, d. 1081
Father: Stefan Vojislav, Prince of Duklja, d. 1043
Mihailo married a niece of Constantine IX Monomachos but her name is not known.
Stefan Vojislav, Prince of Duklja, d. 1043
Vojislav may have been the cousin of Jovan Vladimir, the previous ruler of Serbia. He was a Byzantine governor from 1018 until 1034. In 1034, during the decline of the Byzantine Empire following the death of Emperor Basil II in 1025, Vojislav led a revolt attempting to overthrow the Emperor and liberate Serbia. The revolt failed and Vojislav was imprisoned at Constantinople. He soon escaped, however, and managed to win the independence of his statelet. He was made Prince of Serbs, a title indicating his supreme authority. He was the founder of the Vojislavljević Dynasty.
Constantine Diogenes, d. 1073
Father: Romanos IV Diogenes, b. ca. 1030, d. 1072, cause of death was infection from blinding
Mother: Anna of Bulgaria
In 1095 an adventurer pretended to be him and invaded the Byzantine Empire.Spouse: Theodora Komnene, b. ca. 1054
Father: John Komnenos, Domestic of the Schools, b. ca. 1015, d. 12 July 1067
Mother: Anna Dalassene, b. ca. 1025/7, d. 1 November 1100/2
Romanos IV Diogenes, b. ca. 1030, d. 1072, cause of death was infection from blinding
Father: Constantine Diogenes, General of Byzantine Empire, d. 1032, cause of death was suicide.
Mother: X Argyra
Romanos was defeated by Andronikos Doukas and an agreement was reached by which Romanos would step down as Byzantine Emperor and his life would be spared. John Doukas betrayed Romanos and sent men to blind him on 29 June 1072 and sent him into exile. His wounds became infected and he soon died as a result.Spouse: Anna of Bulgaria
Spouse: Eudokia Makrembolitissa, b. 1021, m. Constantine X Doukas, d. 1096
Constantine Diogenes, General of Byzantine Empire, d. 1032, cause of death was suicide.
Constantine Diogenes was arrested in 1029 for conspiring with Theodora, daughter of Byzantine Emperor Constantine VIII, against Emperor Romanos III Argyros whose sister he was married to. He escaped and fled to the Balkans in 1032 but was later aprehended and taken to Constantinople. He was to be interrogated by John the Orphanotrophos about another conspiracy, but instead committed suicide by throwing himself off a wall.Spouse: X Argyra
Father: Basil Argyros, b. ca. 970, d. aft. 1023
Alusian Cometopuli, Tsar of Bulgaria
Father: Ivan Vladislav, Tsar of Bulgaria, b. ca. 977, d. February 1018 in Durrës, Albania, cause of death was the seige of Dyrrhachium
Ivan Vladislav, Tsar of Bulgaria, b. ca. 977, d. February 1018 in Durrës, Albania, cause of death was the seige of Dyrrhachium
Father: Aron of Bulgaria
Ivan was the only survivor of the slaughter of his family by his uncle Emperor Samuel, saved only by Samuel's son, Gavril Radomir. After Samuel's death Ivan killed Gavril while he was hunting and took the throne of Bulgaria.Spouse: Maria
Aron of Bulgaria
Father: Nicolas, Count of Bulgaria
Mother: Ripsimia of Armenia
Aron and all his family but Ivan Vladislav were slaughtered by his brother, the Emperor Samuel. Some sources claim Aron's father was Ivan, the son of an Armenian, Simeon I of Bulgaria. Simeon had other sons, Michael, Peter I, and Benjamin. His brother Nicolas, Count of Bulgaria, who is listed as the father of Aron, Moses, David, and Samuel, may have only been the father of David and Samuel.
Nicolas, Count of Bulgaria
Some sources state that Nicolas was the father of David and Samuel, but not Aron and Moses. The theory is that Nicolas was the brother of a Simeon I who was the father of Ivan, who was the father of Aron and Moses.Spouse: Ripsimia of Armenia
Father: Ashot II, King of Armenia