Grigore III Ghica

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Grigore III Ghica

Grigore III Ghica was twice the Prince of Moldavia between 29 March 1764 – 3 February 1767 and September 1774 – 10 October 1777 and of Wallachia: 28 October 1768 – November 1769.

He was son of Alexandru Ghica, son of Matei Ghica, which in turn was son of Grigore I Ghica.

A Phanariote ruler (domnitor) of the Ghica family, Grigore Ghica was assassinated by the Ottomans for opposing the annexation of the northwestern part of Moldavia (later named Bukovina) by the Habsburg Empire.[1][2]

He married Ecaterine Rizou-Rangave and his son was

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lucian Boia (1 January 2001). History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness. Central European University Press. pp. 270–. ISBN 978-963-9116-97-9. 
  2. ^ Andrei Brezianu; Vlad Spânu (26 May 2010). The A to Z of Moldova. Scarecrow Press. pp. 164–. ISBN 978-1-4616-7203-6. 

External links[edit]

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Preceded by
Grigore Callimachi
Prince/Voivode of Moldavia
1764–1767
Succeeded by
Grigore Callimachi
Preceded by
Russian occupation
Prince/Voivode of Moldavia
1774–1777
Succeeded by
Constantin Moruzi
Preceded by
Russian occupation
Prince/Voivode of Wallachia
1768-1769
Succeeded by
Russian occupation