John I Tzimiskes

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John I Tzimiskes
Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
Histamenon nomisma-John I-sb1776.jpg
Gowd histamenon o John Tzimiskes, shawin him crouned bi the Virgin Mary.
Ring December 11, 969 – Januar 10, 976
Predecessor Nikephoros II Phokas
Successor Basil II
Born circa 925
Dee'd Januar 10, 976 (aged 50)
Constantinople
Spouse Maria Skleraina & Theodora
Dynasty Macedonian Dynasty

John I Tzimiskes (Greek: Ἰωάννης Α΄ Τζιμισκής, Iōannēs I Tzimiskēs; circa 925 – Januar 10, 976) wis the senior Byzantine Emperor frae December 11, 969 tae Januar 10, 976.