John I Aksuh the Great Comnenus ( Greek Ιωάννης Α΄ Αξούχος Μέγας Κομνηνός ;? - 1238 , Trebizond ) - the third emperor of the Trebizond empire in 1235 - 1238 .
|John I Aksuh the Great Comnenus|
|Ιωάννης Α΄ Αξούχος Μέγας Κομνηνός|
|Predecessor||Andronic I Guide|
|Successor||Manuel I the Great Comnenus|
Trebizond , Trebizond Empire
|Father||Alexey I Great Komnin|
Representative of the Great Komnin dynasty, son of the emperor Aleksandr I of Trebizond , the founder of the dynasty, and Theodora Aksuhina, daughter of John Komnin Aksuh . He became emperor in 1235 after the death of his son-in-law Andronicus I Guide . The reign of John Aksuh was short. Three years after the reign began, he died as a result of an accident when playing polo - he fell from his horse and was trampled by it  . The son of John Ioannicus was placed in a monastery and the next emperor was the youngest son of Alexei I, Manuel the Great Komnin .
Marriage and children
- The name of the wife of John is not known. Son:
- John the Great Comnenus , was sent to the monastery.
- George Finlay The History of Greece and the Empire of Trebizond, (1204-1461) , Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 185), p. 338 n. one.