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
Ring 1259–1261
(as Emperor o Nicaea, wi John IV Laskaris)
1261–1282 (wi Andronikos II Palaiologos frae 1272)
Predecessor John IV Laskaris
Successor Andronikos II Palaiologos
Born 1223
Dee'd (1282-12-11)11 December 1282 (aged 58)
Pachomion, near Lysimachia[1]
Spouse Theodora Doukaina Vatatzaina
Issue Manuel Palaiologos
Irene Palaiologina
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Anna Palaiologina
Constantine Palaiologos
Theodora Palaiologina
Eudokia Palaiologina
Theodore Palaiologos
Euphrosyne Palaiologina
Maria Palaiologina
Dynasty Palaiologos dynasty
Faither Andronikos Doukas Komnenos Palaiologos
Mither Theodora 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