Anna Komnene

Noble person

1083 – 1153

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Who was Anna Komnene?

Anna Komnene, Latinized as Comnena, was a Greek princess, scholar, physician, hospital administrator, and the daughter of Emperor Alexios I Komnenos of Byzantium and Irene Doukaina. She wrote the Alexiad, an account of her father’s reign, which is unique in that it was written by a princess about her father.

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Born
Dec 1, 1083
Constantinople
Also known as
  • Anna Comnena
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Died
1153
Constantinople

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on July 23, 2013

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