Mislav (835 - 845)

Mislav succeeded Viseslav as Prince of Croatia in 835. Shortly after his emplacement, he procured an alliance with Venice under Doge Pietro Tradonico, signing a treaty in 839. It was around this time that the Arabs began to raid towns and cities on the Croatian and Italian coastlines. Despite united Croatian and Venetian resistance, the Arabs succeeded in occupying parts of the Southern Italian coast, including the city of Bari.

Mislav commissioned the Church of Sv. Juraj (St. George) in Putalj near Kastel Sucurac. He also donated large tracts of property to the Church in Split, one of the first recorded donations by a Croatian ruler.

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