Alexios IV Grand Komnenos
Author(s) : Vougiouklaki Penelope (18/10/2003)Translation : Andriopoulou Vera
For citation: Vougiouklaki Penelope, "Alexios IV Grand Komnenos",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7173>
Member of the dynasty of the Grand Komnenoi and emperor of Trebizond (1417-1429). In 1396 Alexios IV was made co-emperor and he assumed power in 1417. In 1429 he was murdered by members of the local aristocracy during the rebellion of his son John, the future John IV Grand Komnenos.
Emperor of Trebizond (1417-1429)
Date and Place of Death
1429, Achanti of Pontos
Date and Place of Birth
2. Dynastic conflicts
3. Imperial patronage
4. Foreign policy
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