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Unknown date of birth, some historical sources claims to be c. 832 AD.

862 – 864 AD. According to the entries in the Radzivil and Hypatian Chronicles, in those years, Rurik’s first residence was in Ladoga.

862 AD. He built Novgorod.

879 AD. He remained in power until his death this year. On his deathbed, Rurik bequeathed his realm to Oleg, who belonged to his kin, and entrusted to Oleg’s hands his son Igor, for he was very young.

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