He succeeded his father James I on the throne of Cyprus.
After the battle of Khirokitia (July 7, 1426) against the Mamluks , Janus was captured by them and brought to Cairo, where he publicly paid homage to the Sultan. After ten months in detention, he was ransomed. During this time his brother Hugo von Lusignan , Archbishop of Nicosia, ruled the island.
After his death his son Johann followed him .
- Ronald C. Jennings: The locust problem in Cyprus. In: Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Vol. 51, No. 2, 1988, pp. 279-313, JSTOR 618214 .
King of Cyprus
Titular King of Jerusalem
Titular King of Lesser Armenia
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Janus of Armenia; Janus of Lusignan|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||King of Cyprus|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1375|
|DATE OF DEATH||1432|