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Alexander Joan Cuza

Prince of Wallachia and Moldavia
(Redirected from Alexandru Ioan Cuza)

Alexander Joan Cuza (a common English rendition of Alexandru Ioan Cuza; March 20, 1820May 15, 1873) was a Moldavian-born Romanian politician who ruled as the first Domnitor of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia between 1859 and 1866.[1]

Alexander Joan Cuza
Prince of Moldavia (until 1862)
Prince of Wallachia (until 1862)
Domnitor of Romania (after 1862)
Alexandru Ioan Cuza - Photo by Carol Popp de Szathmáry.jpg
ReignJanuary 24, 1859 - February 22, 1866
Born(1820-03-20)March 20, 1820
BirthplaceHuşi, Moldavia
DiedMay 3, 1873(1873-05-03) (aged 53)
Place of deathHeidelberg, Germany
BuriedRuginoasa, Romania
Predecessor(Caimacams)
Moldavia: I. A. Cantacuzino, Vasile Sturdza, and Anastasie Panu
Wallachia: Ioan Manu, Emanoil Băleanu, and Ioan Al. Filipide
SuccessorCarol I
ConsortElena Cuza n. Rosetti
ChildrenAlexandru Al. Ioan Cuza and Dimitrie Cuza. (Both illegitimate)
Royal Housenone
FatherIoan Cuza
MotherSultana Cuza n. Cozadini

ReferencesEdit

  1. Stoica, Vasile (1919). The Roumanian Question: The Roumanians and their Lands. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Printing Company. p. 69-70.