Alexandru Lăpușneanu

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Alexandru Lăpușneanu

Alexandru IV Lăpușneanu was Prince of Moldavia between September 1552 and 18 November 1561 and then between October 1564 and 5 May 1568. His wife and consort was Doamna Ruxandra Lăpușneanu, the daughter of Peter IV Rareș and Princess Jelena Branković (the second daughter of Jovan Branković of Serbia). He was the original founder of the Dormition Church, Lviv, also commonly known as the Wallachian Church. His son Bogdan IV of Moldavia ruled 1568–1572.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ioan Joldea
Ruler of Moldavia
1552–1561
Succeeded by
Iacob Heraclid
Preceded by
Ștefan Tomșa
Ruler of Moldavia
1564–1568
Succeeded by
Bogdan IV