Andronikos I Grand Komnenos
Author(s) : Vougiouklaki Penelope (18/10/2003)Translation : Andriopoulou Vera
For citation: Vougiouklaki Penelope, "Andronikos I Grand Komnenos",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7253>
Member of the dynasty of the Grand Komnenoi. In 1222 he succeeded Alexios I Grand Komnenos to the throne of Trebizond. In 1223 he defeated the Seljuk army, temporarily freeing the Empire of Trebizond from the control of the Seljuk Turks. He died in 1235. Andronikos I Grand Komnenos can possibly be identified as Andronikos Komnenos Gidos, who had been strategos of Theodore I Laskaris of Nicaea.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
Second half of the 12th century
Andronikos Komnenos Gidos, Andronikos Grand Komnenos Gidon
2. Andronikos I’s reign
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