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Andronikos V Palaiologos

Andronikos V Palaiologos (or Andronicus V Palaeologus) (Greek: Ανδρόνικος Ε' Παλαιολόγος) (c. 1400 – c. 1407) was co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire with his father John VII Palaiologos.

Andronikos V Palaiologos
Byzantine Emperor
Reign 1403 - 1407
Predecessor John V
Successor John V
Born 1400
Died September 24, 1407(1407-09-24) (aged 7)
Dynasty Palaiologos
Father John VII Palaiologos
Mother Irene Gattilusio
The coat of arms attributed to the Palaiologoi.


Andronikos V Palaiologos was the only known son of Emperor John VII Palaiologos and Irene Gattilusio, daughter of Francesco II Gattilusio. At the time of his birth John VII was Regent of the Byzantine Empire for his uncle Manuel II Palaiologos. At an unknown date, probably after his father settled in Thessalonica, Andronikos V was proclaimed nominal co-emperor, probably by 1403/1404. He predeceased his father, dying probably in 1407.

The imperial status of both John VII and Andronikos V was purely

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