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Petar, Prince of Hum

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Parents  Miroslav of Hum
Uncle  Stefan Nemanja
Grandparent  Zavida
Title  Prince of Hum (Zahumlje)
Great-grandparents  Uroš I, Grand Prince of Serbia, Anna Diogenissa
Cousins  Saint Sava, Stefan the First‑Crowned, Vukan Nemanjić
Similar  Andrija - Prince of Hum, Stefan Nemanja, Stefan the First‑Crowned, Saint Sava, Vukan Nemanjić

Petar Mirosavljević or Petar of Hum was a 13th-century Serbian royalty, that held lands of Hum, in the Principality of Serbia.

Biography

His father was Miroslav of Hum, of the Vukanović dynasty, his mother was a sister of Ban Kulin.

Although his brother Andrija Mirosavljević was entitled as heir of Miroslav, the Hum nobility chose Petar as Prince of Hum. Petar exiled Andrija and Miroslav's widow, Andrija fled to Rascia, to the court of Stefan Nemanjić. At the meantime, Petar fought successfully with neighbouring Bosnia and Croatia. Stefan Nemanjić sided with Andrija and went to war and secured Hum and Popovo field for Andrija sometime after his accession. Petar was defeated and crossed the Neretva, continuing to rule the west and north of the Neretva, which had before 1203 been briefly occupied by Andrew II of Hungary.

He was count of the city of Split 1222–1225.

Stefan gave the titular and supreme rule of Hum to his son Radoslav, Andrija initially held the district of Popovo with the coastal lands of Hum, including Ston. By agreement, when Radoslav died, the lands were bound to Andrija.

References

Petar, Prince of Hum Wikipedia


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