|This article does not cite any references or sources. (December 2009)|
He was underage when he ascended to the throne upon the death of his father King Michael in 1329. However, he was deposed a year later, when King George V of Georgia subjugated Imereti and besieged Bagrat’s supporters in Kutaisi Fortress. Bagrat surrendered, and was given the saeristavo (duchy) of Shorapani in compensation.
He married a daughter of Prince Kvarkvare Jakeli, Atabag of Samtskhe in 1358. They were the parents of
|King of Imereti