Repnin

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Princely arms of the family
The Repnin coat of arms is composed of the emblems of Kiev and Chernigov.

Repnin (Russian: Репнин), the name of an old Russian princely family of Rurikid stock. The family traces its name to Prince Ivan Mikhailovich Obolensky (+1523), nicknamed Repnya, i.e., "bad porridge". Like other princes Obolensky, he descended from Mikhail Vsevolodovich, prince of Chernigov, who, in 1246, was assassinated by the Mongols.

Notable members of the family include:

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  1. ^ Репнин М. И. Князья Репнины в истории Отечества. М.2009. С.44

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