Female Killers · Religion · Ukraine

The death of Saint Olga of Kiev, the ruler who destroyed the tribe who murdered her husband

July 11, 969 Kiev, Kievan Rus’ (modern day Ukraine) Olga of Kiev dies Though most of Olga’s early life is undocumented, she left behind an enduring — though likely embellished — legacy. Her husband, Prince Igor, was killed by the Drevlians, a tribe who had joined with the Rus’ against the Byzantine Empire in exchange… Continue reading The death of Saint Olga of Kiev, the ruler who destroyed the tribe who murdered her husband