Bagrat IV of Imereti

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Bagrat IV (Georgian: ბაგრატ IV) (1565 – died after 1590), of the Bagrationi Dynasty, was a king of Imereti from 1589 to 1590.

According to the mainstream Georgian scholarship, Bagrat was a son of Prince Teimuraz and a grandson of King Bagrat III of Imereti.[1] Professor Cyril Toumanoff considered Bagrat to have been a son of another Teimuraz, son of Prince Vakhtang of Imereti.[2]

Enthroned through the support of George II Gurieli, prince of Guria, Bagrat briefly ruled during the civil war in Imereti until being deposed by the rival king Rostom in 1590.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dumin, S.V., ed. (1996). Дворянские роды Российской империи. Том 3. Князья [Noble families of the Russian Empire. Volume 3: Princes] (in Russian). Moscow: Linkominvest. p. 87. 
  2. ^ Toumanoff, Cyrille (1990). Les dynasties de la Caucasie Chrétienne: de l'Antiquité jusqu'au XIXe siècle: tables généalogiques et chronologique [Dynasties of Christian Caucasia from Antiquity to the 19th century: genealogical and chronological tables] (in French). Rome. pp. 181–182. 
Preceded by
Rostom
King of Imereti
1589–1590
Succeeded by
Rostom