Gabriel Movilă

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Gabriel Movilă
Prince of Wallachia
(1st reign)
ReignAugust – September 1616
PredecessorRadu Mihnea
SuccessorAlexandru Iliaş
Prince of Wallachia
(2nd reign)
ReignJune 1618 – July 1620
PredecessorAlexandru Iliaş
SuccessorRadu Mihnea
Bornunknown
DiedDecember 1635
HouseMovileşti
FatherSimion Movilă
ReligionOrthodox

Gabriel or Gavril Movilă (? – December 1635) was Prince of Wallachia from June 1618 to July 1620. A Movileşti boyar, Gabriel was a son of Simion Movilă, Prince of Moldavia.

He reached the throne of Wallachia in 1616 but he is not recognized by the Ottoman government that prefers Alexandru IV Iliaş. He obtained his appointment in June 1618 but was replaced in July 1620 by Radu IX Mihnea.

He retires to Transylvania where he dies. He had married a Hungarian noble Erzébet Zolyomy. The couple seems to have remained childless.

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Preceded by
Radu Mihnea
Prince of Wallachia
1616
Succeeded by
Alexandru Iliaş
Preceded by
Alexandru Iliaş
Prince of Wallachia
1618–1620
Succeeded by
Radu Mihnea