Author(s) : Vougiouklaki Penelope (27/11/2003)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Vougiouklaki Penelope, "Anna Anachoutlou",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7278>
Anna Anachoutlou, the eldest daughter of Alexios II Grand Komnenos, despite of her being a nun, took political action by mounting resistance in Lazica against Eirene Palaiologina (1340-1341). Taking advantage of the attacks launched by the Türkmen of Amida, she ascended to the throne of Trebizond. In 1342 she was strangled by the usurper to the throne, John, subsequently John III Grand Komnenos (1342-1344).
Date and Place of Death
September 3, 1342, in Trebizond
Date and Place of Birth
late 13th c. - first quarter of 14th c., Τrebizond
Anna Azachoutlou, Anna Grand Komnene
2.1. Anna’s Policy
2.2. The Opposition to Anna
3. The Deposition
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