Alexandru II Ghica

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Alexandru II

Alexandru II or Alexandru D. Ghica (1796–1862), a member of the Ghica family, was Prince of Wallachia from April 1834 to 7 October 1842 and later caimacam (regent) from July 1856 to October 1858.

He was son of Demetriu Ghica and Eufrosine Karatza. His father was son of Grigore III Ghica. His brothers was Grigore IV Ghica and Michai Ghica, father of Elena Ghica (pen-name Dora d'Istria).

Preceded by
Russian occupation
Prince of Wallachia
1834–1842
Succeeded by
Gheorghe Bibescu
Preceded by
Austrian occupation
Caimacan of Wallachia
1856–1858
Succeeded by
Ioan Manu
Emanoil Băleanu
Ioan A. Filipide