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Name:  Michael VI
Brief biography:  Byzantine Emperor 1056-1057.
Nationality:  Byzantine
Occupation:  Emperor
Period of rule:  1056-1057

Michael was nominated as Theodora's successor by the empress before her death in 1056. Michael was opposed by many of the military class, however, and was deposed by Isaac I Komnenos in 1057. Michael abdicated, became a monk and died later on.

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