David IV


David IV

biographical name

(born 1073—died 1125) King of Georgia (1089–1125). Sometimes known as David II, he became coruler with his father, Giorgi II, in 1089. David defeated the Turks in the Battle of Didgori (1122) and captured Tbilisi. Under his leadership Georgia became the strongest state in Caucasia.

Variants of DAVID IV

David IV known as David the Builder

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