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Ru·rik(ro͝or′ĭk, ro͞o′rĭk) Died c. 879.
Scandinavian warrior and the founder of the dynasty that ruled Russia until 1598.
(Biography) died 879. Varangian (Scandinavian Viking) leader who founded the Russian monarchy. He gained control over Novgorod (?862) and his dynasty, the Rurikids, ruled until 1598
died a.d. 879, Scandinavian prince: considered the founder of the Russian monarchy.