The Battle of Zawichost 19 June 1205 was a skirmish fought between Roman the Great of Galicia-Volhynia and Leszek I the White of Lesser Poland, along with his brother, Konrad I of Masovia. After declaring war and invading Lesser Poland, Roman and his forces (druzhina) were ambushed by the Poles in the vicinity of Zawichost by the Vistula (Visla) River. In the tumult that followed, Roman was killed and the Polish victory would lead to Poland's growing power and the weakening of Rus'.


 FatherMotherDeath dateAge at death
Roman Mstislavich of Halych (c1152-1205)Mstislav II Izyaslavich of Kiev (c1132-1172)Agnes of Poland (1137-aft1182)19 June 1205 JL53
Battle of Zawichost military event 1

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