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Name:  Andronikos I Komnenos
Brief biography:  Byzantine emperor 1183-1185.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Occupation:  Emperor
Period of rule:  1183-1185
Date of death:  1185
Place of death:  Eurasia: Istanbul

Andronikos was a grandson of Alexios I who usurped and killed his cousin, the child-emperor Alexios II, to become emperor in 1183. He was captured while trying to flee a coup in 1185 and was tortured, humiliated and torn to pieces by a mob.

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