Information about Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos of the Eastern Roman Empire

Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos of the Eastern Roman Empire (1292 - 15 June 1383)

John VI Kantakouzenos, Cantacuzenus, or Cantacuzene (Greek: Ἰωάννης ΣΤʹ Καντακουζηνός; Latin: Johannes Cantacuzenus) was a Greek nobleman, statesman, and general. He served as Grand Domestic under Andronikos III Palaiologos and regent for John V Palaiologos before reigning as Byzantine emperor in his own right from 1347 to 1354. Usurped by his former ward, he retired to a monastery under the name Joasaph Christodoulos and spent the remainder of his life as a monk and historian.

Emperor John VI Kantakouzenos of the Eastern Roman Empire reigned in...
Advertising
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
Wild Winds Ancient Coins
Advertising (helps this site)
Buy coins at Amazon