IMERETI

 

The Bagrationi (Bagration) Dynasty

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1782 - 1792 H.M. The Most High King Davit II, by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Absolute Master, Sovereign and Dominator of the Abkhazis, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah towards the East, the West, the South and the North, and the two thrones and kingdoms of Imereti and Amiereti. b. 1756, as H.H. The Most Brilliant Prince Giorgi, son of H.M. The Most High King Giorgi VIII, King of Imereti. Became Regent after the death of King Solomoni I, he seized the throne and proclaimed himself King with the reign name of Davit II, 4th May 1784. Forced to abandon his throne when attacked by King Irakli II of Georgia, but returned when the latter faced an invasion by the Turks. Continued in rebellion until 1792, when he retreated into Russia, and was allowed to settle at Akhaltzykh. m. H.M. The Most High Queen Ana (b. 17th July 1765 o.s.; d. at Moscow, 4th June 1832 o.s., bur. Donsko´ Monastery), who abandoned her children, was received with honour at Moscow and appointed as Governor (Pravitelnitza) of Mingrelia, rcvd: GC of the Order of St Catherine of Russia, daughter of General H.E. Prince Mamuka Jambakur-Orbeliani, by his wife, the youngest daughter of General His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Giorgi Kvenipneveli-Sidamoni, Duke of Ksani. He d. from smallpox while in exile at Akhaltzykh, 1795 (bur. Chkhar), having had issue, one son and four daughters:
King Davit II, also had issue, a natural son, by an unknown lady:
 
1792 - [1815] H.M. The Most High King Solomoni II, by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Absolute Master, Sovereign and Dominator of the Abkhazis, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah, towards the East, the West, the South and the North, and the two thrones and kingdoms of Imereti and Amiereti *. b. 1773, as H.H. The Most Brilliant Prince Davit, son of H.H. The Most Brilliant Prince Archili, by his wife, H.H. The Most Brilliant Princess Eleni, fourth daughter of H.M. The Most Serene King Irakli II, King of Georgia. Raised to the throne on the recommendation of King Irakli II of Georgia, his maternal grandfather, as a compromise candidate, in order to end the divisions that had hitherto plagued the kingdom. Crowned under the title of Solomoni II, at Kutais, 1792. Accepted a Russian protectorate, 21st April 1804 o.s. His kingdom being annexed in violation of the Treaty of Protection, by the Russians, 20th February 1810. Fled to Akhaltsikhe, in Turkish territory, when warned of a Russian plan to kidnap and depose him, 11th May 1810 o.s. Rcvd: Knt. of the Order of St Alexander Nevski in brilliants (1803). m. 1791, H.M. The Most High Queen Mariami (d.s.p. at St Petersburg, 18th March 1841, bur. St Alexander Nevski Convent), exiled to Russia in 1811, eldest daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Katsia II Dadiani, Duke of Dukes of Mingrelia, by his first wife, H.H. The Most Brilliant Princess Elizabed, youngest daughter of H.M. The Most High King Taimuraz II, King of Kartli and Kakheti. He d. at Trebizond, Turkey, 7th December 1815 o.s. (bur. there at the Cathedral of St Gregory of Nyssa), having had issue, a son:
 
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