Aljosa Popovic

Russian - A hero based on a real person. The legends surrounding Aljosa credit him with slaying the dragon hero Tugarin. He tried to force into marriage the bride of Drobrynja who had left her in order to seek out and slay a dragon and was away for over seven years, but he returned in the nick of time to thwart Aljosa's plans. In some accounts, identified as Aljosa Popovic.

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