Krešimir I of Croatia

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Krešimir I
King of Croatia
Reign935–945
PredecessorTrpimir II
SuccessorMiroslav
Died945
DynastyTrpimirović
FatherTrpimir II
ReligionChristianity

Krešimir I was king of Croatia from 935 until his death in 945. He was a member of the Trpimirović dynasty.

Reign[edit]

Little is known about the reign of Krešimir I. He succeeded Trpimir II as king in around 935.[1] According to De Administrando Imperio,[2] Krešimir managed to maintain Croatia's military power.[1]

After his death his two sons, first Miroslav and later Michael Krešimir II, became kings, after a long struggle for succession.

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Krešimir I.". Croatian Encyclopedia. Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography. 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  • Birin, Ante (2015). "Pregled političke povijesti Hrvata u ranome srednjem vijeku". In Nikolić Jakus, Zrinka (ed.). Nova zraka u europskom svjetlu: Hrvatske zemlje u ranome srednjem vijeku (oko 550-oko 1150). Matica hrvatska. ISBN 9789531509428.
  • Krešimir I among native kings of Croatia
  • Krešimir I in the book "History of Croatia I" written by Ph.D. Rudolf Horvat
Regnal titles
Preceded by King of Croatia
935–945
Succeeded by