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Name:  Demetrios Angelos Doukas
Brief biography:  Despot of Thessaloniki 1244-1246.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Occupation:  Governor
Period of rule:  1244-1246

Demetrios was a younger brother of John Komnenos Doukas who ruled Thessaloniki as despotes rather than basileus after his brother acknowledged John III Doukas Vatatzes of Nicaea as emperor. Semi-independent, Demetrios has his own coins struck, but in 1246 John III was invited to take direct control by other nobles under Demetrios. Demetrios was deposed and exiled in 1246.

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