Maria Asenina of Bulgaria
|Empress consort of Bulgaria|
|Successor||Irene Laskarina of Nicaea|
|Spouse||Mitso Asen of Bulgaria|
|Issue||Ivan Asen III, Kira Maria|
|House||House of Asen|
|Father||Ivan Asen II|
|Mother||Irene Komnene of Epirus|
She was the daughter of Emperor Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria and Empress Irene Komnene of Epirus. Through her mother, she was a granddaughter of Theodore of Epirus. She is mother of Bulgarian Emperor Ivan Asen III (r. 1279-1280) and of Bulgarian Empress Kira Maria, who married Emperor George I of Bulgaria.
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Maria Asenina of BulgariaBorn: 1238?–1241? Died: ?
|Empress consort of Bulgaria
Irene Laskarina of Nicea
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