Michael VIII Palaiologos

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Michael VIII Palaiologos
Μιχαὴλ Η΄ Παλαιολόγος
Emperor o Nicaea an Emperor o the Byzantine Empire
Michael VIII Palaiologos (head).jpg
Painting of Michael VIII
Ring1259–1261
(as Emperor o Nicaea, wi John IV Laskaris)
1261–1282 (wi Andronikos II Palaiologos frae 1272)
PredecessorJohn IV Laskaris
SuccessorAndronikos II Palaiologos
Born1223
Dee'd(1282-12-11)11 December 1282 (aged 58)
Pachomion, near Lysimachia[1]
SpouseTheodora Doukaina Vatatzaina
IssueManuel Palaiologos
Irene Palaiologina
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Anna Palaiologina
Constantine Palaiologos
Theodora Palaiologina
Eudokia Palaiologina
Theodore Palaiologos
Euphrosyne Palaiologina
Maria Palaiologina
DynastyPalaiologos dynasty
FaitherAndronikos Doukas Komnenos Palaiologos
MitherTheodora Angelina Palaiologina

Michael VIII Palaiologos or Palaeologus (Greek: Μιχαὴλ Η΄ Παλαιολόγος, Mikhaēl VIII Palaiologos; 1223 – 11 December 1282) reigned as Byzantine Emperor 1259–1282.

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  1. Finlay, George, History of the Byzantine and Greek Empires, Vol 2, p. 463