John VIII Palaiologos

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John VIII Palaiologos
Ίωάννης Η' Παλαιολόγος
Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
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John VIII Palaiologos, bi Benozzo Gozzoli
Ring1425–1448
PredecessorManuel II Palaiologos
SuccessorConstantine XI Palaiologos
Born18 December 1392
Dee'd31 October 1448 [aged 55]
SpouseAnna o Moscow
Sophia of Montferrat
Maria o Trebizond
DynastyPalaiologos
FaitherManuel II Palaiologos
MitherHelena Dragaš

John VIII Palaiologos or Palaeologus (Greek: Ίωάννης Η' Παλαιολόγος, Iōannēs Ē' Palaiologos; 18 December 1392 – 31 October 1448), wis the penultimate reignin Byzantine Emperor, rulin frae 1425 tae 1448.