Prince Alexander Yaroslavovich (Nevsky) was born in 1220 (according to another version - in 1221) and he died in 1263. Throughout the years of his life, Prince Alexander had the title of Prince of Novgorod, Kiev, and later Grand Duke Vladimir.
Prince Alexander Nevsky is one of those great men in the history of Russia, whose activities are not just influenced the destiny of the country and the people, but in many ways changed them, determined the course of Russian history for man y centuries to come. He fell in the hardest rule Rus, a turning point following the devastating Mongol conquest, when it was a question of the very existence of Russia, about whether it will survive, to preserve their state, their ethnic autonomy or disappear from the map, like many other nations in Eastern Europe subjected to invasion along with it. http://coub.com/view/3gj80