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Name:  Levon II
Brief biography:  King of Cilician Armenia 1270-1289.
Nationality:  Armenian
Occupation:  King
Date of birth:  1236
Period of rule:  1270-1289
Date of death:  1289

Levon became king after the abdication of his father, Het'oum I in 1270. He continued his father's policy of client statedom under the Mongol khagan, and maintained good economic connections with western states - there are even preserved exchange rates between Armenian trams and Venetian ducats. Levon died in 1289, leaving the throne to his son, Het'oum II.

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Half Tram
Levon II; Sis
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Kardez
Levon II; Sis
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Tram
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