Andronikos Kontostephanos

Andronikos Kontostephanos, Latinized Andronicus Contostephanus (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κοντοστέφανος) was a major figure in the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire during the reign of Manuel I Komnenos; he was a general, admiral, politician and a leading aristocrat. He was born after 1125, when his parents married, and died after 1182, when he is last mentioned in the sources.

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