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  1. Stephen III of Moldavia - Wikipedia

    5 days ago · Stephen fled to Hungary, and later to Wallachia, but with the support of Vlad III Dracula, Voivode of Wallachia, he returned to Moldavia, forcing Aaron to seek refuge in Poland in the summer of 1457. Teoctist I , Metropolitan of Moldavia , anointed Stephen prince.

  2. Battle of Vaslui - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · The Battle of Vaslui (also referred to as the Battle of Podul Înalt or the Battle of Racova) was fought on 10 January 1475, between Stephen III of Moldavia and the Ottoman governor of Rumelia, Hadım Suleiman Pasha. The battle took place at Podul Înalt (the High Bridge), near the town of Vaslui, in Moldavia (now part of eastern Romania).

    • Decisive Moldavian victory
  3. Stephen III of Moldavia - Wikidata

    Sep 12, 2020 · Prince of Moldavia. This page was last edited on 12 September 2020, at 15:49. All structured data from the main, Property, Lexeme, and EntitySchema namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; text in the other namespaces is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

  4. Moldovan leu - Wikipedia

    Sep 19, 2020 · The front of all of these notes—and all subsequent notes—feature a portrait of Ștefan cel Mare (Stephen the Great, also known as Stephen III of Moldavia), the prince of Moldavia from 1457 to 1504. The first two lines of the Miorița (The Little Ewe) ballad appear on the back, printed vertically between the denomination numeral and the ...

  5. Vlad the Impaler Facts for Kids
    • Historical Background
    • Biography
    • Legacy
    • Cruelty
    • The Vampire Legend
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    Wallachia was placed between the Kingdom of Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. The Turks were fighting against the Kingdom of Hungary and this made Wallachia a battle ground between Turks and Hungarians. The rulers of Wallachia were chosen by the Romanian aristocrats, called boyars. The ruler was often from a noble house, sometimes an illegitimateprince born outside of marriage. The country rulers were struggling with each other, and this was resulting in instability, family disputes and murders.

    Family background

    Vlad the Impaler was born in 1431. His father was Vlad II Dracul. His mother is unknown. Vlad II was married to princess Cneajna of Moldavia. He had several mistresses. Vlad III was raised by Cneajna with the help of her household. He had two brothers, Mircea born c. 1430 and Radu born 1435. He also had a half-brother, Vlad the Monk born around 1425-1430. Vlad II went to the court of Holy Roman Emperor, Sigismund of Luxemburg as a young man. Sigismund was supporting Vlad II for the throne of...

    Early years

    Vlad was very likely born in the city of Sighişoara in Transylvania, then a part of the Kingdom of Hungary, during the winter of 1431. Sighişoara was a military fortress at that time. He was born as the second son to his father Vlad Dracul. He had an older brother, Mircea, and a younger brother, Radu the Handsome. Although his native country was Wallachia, the family lived in exile in Transylvania because his father had been chased away by pro-Ottoman boyars.

    A hostage of the Ottoman Empire

    Vlad's father was pressured by the (Turkish) Ottoman sultan. He gave a promise to be the vassalof the Sultan and gave up his two younger sons as hostages so that he would keep his promise. Vlad suffered much at the hands of the Ottomans, and was locked up in an underground prison; however, his younger brother, Radu, caught the eye of the sultan's son. Radu was released and converted to Islam, and he was allowed into the Ottoman royal court. These years had a great influence on Vlad. They shap...

    Tales and legends about Vlad stayed a part of folkloreamong the Romanian peasants. By constant retelling they have become confused and created an ideal picture of a big national hero. Among the Romanian peasants, Vlad Ţepeş was sometimes remembered as a prince who defended his country. But sometimes he is remembered as a very cruel and often capricious ruler. There are several events that are common to all tales. One tale is about foreign ambassadors whom Vlad Ţepeş was meeting at Târgovişte. All versions agree that Vlad, in response to some real or imagined insult, (perhaps because they refused to remove the hats in Vlad's presence), had their hats nailed to their heads. A good description of Vlad Dracula survives, courtesy of Nicholas of Modrussa, who wrote: His famous portrait was rediscovered in the late 1800s, in the gallery of horrors at Innsbruck's Ambras Castle.

    Vlad III Ţepeş has been described as very cruel. The old Romanian word for dragon is Dracul, which in modern Romanian means "devil". The Wallachians gave Vlad III the Impaler this nickname Dracul, because of his cruelty. His victims included women, children, peasants, great lords, ambassadors from foreign powers and merchants. However, the vast majority of his European victims came from the merchants and boyars of Transylvania and Wallachia. Most of the merchants there were German-speaking Saxonswho were seen as bad people because they were not Romanian. He saw the boyars as people who were not loyal (Vlad's own father and older brother were murdered by boyars). Much of the information we have about Vlad III Ţepeş comes from texts published in the Holy Roman Empire in German texts from 1488 and books written in Russian. These were entertainmentin a society where the printing press was new. The texts were reprinted over the thirty years following Vlad's death. The German texts said V...

    The fictional vampire in the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker was inspired by the legends of this Wallachian prince. The cruel person of the Impaler was a suitable character for Stoker's purposes. The events of Vlad's life happened in a region of the world that was still medievalin Stoker's time. Although there were vampire tales originating elsewhere, the vampire, as he became known in Europe, largely originated in Southern Slavic and Greek folklore. The vampire tale is virtually absent in Romanian culture. Vampirism became part of the popular culture in Europe beginning in the late 17th century. Philosophersin the West began to study the phenomenon. It was during this period that Dom Augustine Calmet wrote a famous text on vampirism in Hungary. It was also during this period that authors and playwrights first began to explore the vampire legend. Stoker's novel was a work in a long series of works that were inspired by the reports coming from the Balkans.

    Vlad's father, Vlad Dracul
    The house in the main square of Sighișoarawhere Vlad's father lived from 1431 to 1435
    Lands ruled around 1390 by Vlad the Impaler's grandfather, Mircea I of Wallachia (the lands on the right side of the Danube had been lost to the Ottomans before Vlad's reign)
    Ruins of the Princely Court in Târgoviște
  6. Ultimate Wishlist for potential Civ6 leaders | Page 12 ...

    Sep 21, 2020 · Romania (on my wishlist, Vlad III is my pick for leader ) Alexandru Ioan Cuza Basarab I of Wallachia Bogdan I of Moldavia Carol I Ferdinand I of Romania Ion Antonescu Ion I. C. Bratianu Michael the Brave Mircea the Elder Stephen III of Moldavia Vlad III Rwanda (link, was a Kingdom before colonial rule, but seems unlikely) Rwabugiri

  7. Chișinău Facts for Kidsșinău

    Sep 14, 2020 · In 1927 a monument to the famous prince Stephen III of Moldavia, by the artist Alexandru Plămădeală was erected. The Second World War. In the chaos of the Second World War Chișinău was nearly completely destroyed. This began with the Soviet occupation led by the Red Army from 28 June 1940. As the city began to recover from the takeover, a ...

  8. 4 days ago · Hubungan diplomatik antara Rumania dan Moldavia menjadi spesial karena keduanya memiliki bahasa dan sejarah yang sama. Gerakan untuk unifikasi Rumania dan Moldova muncul pada awal tahun 1990-an setelah kedua negara bebas dari kekuasaan komunis, namun menghilang karena pemerintah Moldova yang baru ingin tetap merdeka dari Rumania.

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    Code: MD-9a 5 Lei 1994 (Front: Prince of Moldavia Stephen III or Stephen Musat III 5 Lei 1885 Carol I King Of Romania CROWN-COIN RESTRIKE. Falkland, who had difficulty in working with Ld. Loftus, the Irish Lord Chancellor in 1763-4 where he was presented to George III and flirted with Q. Charlotte.

  10. 8 de enero - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

    6 days ago · Moldavia: fiesta de Navidad (7 de diciembre en la sección Cultura de Moldavia). Islas Marianas del Norte: Día de la Commonwealth Estados Unidos: Jackson Day; Niue: Día Nacional Takai. Santoral católico. san Apolinar de Hierápolis (s. II). santos Teófilo y Eladio, mártires (s. III).