Roman II of Moldavia

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Roman II of Moldavia (Romanian: Roman al II-lea al Moldovei) was son of Iliaş of Moldavia and Maria Olszanska from noble Polish family of Olshanski. He was a co-ruler of Moldova in 1447–1448, ruling together with his uncle Petru III of Moldavia after killing his other uncle, Stephen II of Moldavia, with Polish support. Later he had to flee to Krakow, where he died at the age of 22.

Preceded by
Stephen II
Prince/Voivode of Moldavia
1447–48
Succeeded by
Petru III

References[edit]

  • Ştefan Ştefănescu, Istoria medie a României, Bucharest, Vol. I, 1991