Born probably late ninth-early tenth century, died around 944.
His father is Rurik, but his mother is unknown.
Married Olga (c. 930).
They had one child, Sviatoslav.
|Life||879, Igor is still a young child when Rurik dies according to the Russian Primary Chronicle.|
912 or 930?, succeeded Oleg as ruler of Kiev. This is still a hotly debated topic in academia.
941, lays siege to Byzantium. Loses the fight.
944, lays siege to Byzantium a second time. Loses again.
945, signs a treaty with Byzantine emperor Constantine VII. Igor is rather brutally murdered this year.