List of rulers of Wallachia
This is a List of rulers of Wallachia, from the first mention of a medieval polity situated between the Southern Carpathians and the Danube until the union with Moldavia in 1862, leading to the creati...
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Dan I of Wallachia
Dan I was prince of Wallachia between c. 1383 and 1386. He was the son of Radu I of Wallachia and the step-brother of Mircea I of Wallachia.The circumstances surrounding his death are unclear. Laoniko...
Radu of Afumați
Radu of Afumați was Prince of Wallachia between January 1522 and April 1529 (with intermittences in the first year, because he lost the throne between April–June and August–October 1522). He began hi...
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Nicholas Alexander of Wallachia
Nicholas Alexander (Romanian: Nicolae Alexandru) was a Prince of Wallachia between 1352 and November 1364, after having been associate ruler to his father Basarab I.In the year 1359, he founded th...
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John Mavrocordatos
John Mavrocordatos (Greek: Ιωάννης Μαυροκορδάτος, Romanian: Ioan A. Mavrocordat), born in Constantinople on 23 July 1689 and dead in Bucharest on 23 February 1719, was caimacam of Moldavia (7 October ...
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George Ghica
George Ghica (Albanian: Gjergj Gjika, Romanian: Gheorghe Ghika) founder of the Ghica family, was Prince of Moldavia in 1658–1659 and Prince of Wallachia in 1659–1660.George Ghica was born in K...
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Radu II of Wallachia
Radu II Prasnaglava (Radu II Empty Head/in Slavonic/) was a ruler of the principality of Wallachia in the 15th century, ruling for 4 terms, each time preceded by Dan II, his rival for the throne, and ...
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Nicolae Caradja
Nicolae Caradja (1737–1784), also known as Nicolae Vodă Caragea, was a Phanariote Prince of Wallachia, who reigned between 15 January 1782 and 17 July 1783. Previously, he was the great Dragoman of th...
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Tudor Vladimirescu
Tudor Vladimirescu ([ˈtudor vladimiˈresku]; c. 1780 – June 7 [O.S. May 27] 1821) was a Wallachian Romanian revolutionary hero, the leader of the Wallachian uprising of 1821 and of th...
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Radu Negru
Radu Negru (born in the 1269 Feb. 13) (Radu [the] Black) also known as Radu Vodă (Voivode Radu), Radu Negru, or Negru Vodă, was a legendary ruler of Wallachia.According to Romanian traditions, Radu wo...
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Thocomerius
Thocomerius, also Tihomir, was the father of Basarab who would become the first independent voivode of Wallachia. Many Romanian historians (e.g., Vlad Georgescu, Marcel Popa) think that Thocomerius wa...
Constantine Hangerli
Constantine or Constantin Hangerli (also known as Constantin Hangerliu; died 18 February 1799) was a Prince of Wallachia between 1797 and the time of his death. He was the brother of Alexander Hangerl...
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Fyodor Palen
Count Fyodor Petrovich Pahlen (Russian: Фёдор Петрович Пален; September 2, 1780 in Mitau – January 8, 1863 in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian diplomat and administrator.
Fyodor was the y...
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Vlad cel Tânăr
Vlad V cel Tânăr (Vlad V the Younger or "Vladuț"; 1494 – 23 January 1512) was the Prince of Wallachia (1510–1512). He took the throne from Mircea III Dracul on the 8th of April in 1510 with the help o...
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Radu cel Frumos
Radu III the Fair, Radu III the Handsome or Radu III the Beautiful (Romanian: Radu cel Frumos), also known by his Turkish name Radu Bey (1435–1475), was the younger brother of Vlad Țepeș and voiv...
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Theodora of Wallachia
Theodora (Bulgarian: Теодора) of Wallachia was the daughter of Basarab I of Wallachia (r. 1310–1352) and Lady Margareta. She married Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria as his first wife. This marriage pr...
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Alexander Mourousis
Alexander Mourousis (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Μουρούζης, Alexandros Mourouzis; Romanian: Alexandru Moruzi; died 1816) was a Great Dragoman of the Ottoman Empire who served as Prince of Moldavia and P...
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Anna of Wallachia
Anna of Wallachia or Anna Basarab (Bulgarian: Анна Басараб) was a Wallachian princess and Empress consort of Bulgaria in Vidin, second wife of Emperor Ivan Sratsimir. She was the daughter of Nicho...
Ștefan Cantacuzino
Ștefan Cantacuzino (Greek: Στέφανος Καντακουζηνός, Stephanos Kantakouzinos), was a Prince of Wallachia between April 1714 and January 21, 1716, the son of stolnic Constantin Cantacuzino. He was m...
Michael I of Wallachia
Mihail I (?-1420) was a member of the House Basarab and the only legitimate son born to Mircea the Elder. A voivode (nobleman) of the principality of Wallachia he co-ruled with his father from 1408 u...
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Vlad VI Înecatul
Vlad VI of Wallachia (ca. 1508–September 1532) was the voivode [prince] who ruled Wallachia between June 1530 and September 1532. He has been historically referenced as Vlad Înecatul ["Vlad the Drown...
Litovoi
Litovoi, also Litvoy, was a Vlach//Romanian voivode in the 13th century whose territory comprised northern Oltenia (Romania).He is mentioned for the first time in a diploma issued by king Béla IV of H...
Catherine Salvaresso
Catherine Salvaresso, or Ecaterina Salvaresso (died 1590 in Tripoli) was a princess consort of Wallachia. She was married to Alexandru II Mircea and was the mother of Mihnea Turcitul. She was the rege...
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Pătrașcu cel Bun
Pătrașcu the Good (Romanian: Pătrașcu cel Bun) was the Lord (hospodar) of Wallachia between 1554 and 24 December 1557, a member of the House of Drăculești.
Pătraşcu was the son of Radu Paisie....
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Ioan Manu
Ioan M. Manu, also known as Iancu Manu (1803 – November 29 O.S., 1874), was a Romanian boyar and politician.
He was the son of Mihail G. Manu, born into a family of Venetian origins that ha...
Radu I of Wallachia
Radu I was a ruler of the principality of Wallachia, (c. 1377 – c. 1383). His year of birth is unattested in any primary source. He was the son of Nicolae Alexandru and half-brother and successor to V...
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