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Sturdza, Sturza or Stourdza is the name of an old Romanian aristocratic family, whose origins can be traced back to the 1540s.
The Sturdza family has been long and intimately associated with the government first of Moldavia and afterwards of Romania. Its members belong to two main branches, which trace their descent from either Ioan Sturdza or Alexandru "Sandu" Sturdza, the sons of Chiriac Sturdza, who lived in the 17th century, and may be regarded as the founder of the family. Members active in government:
- Ioan Sturdza prince of Moldavia from 1822 to 1828
- Mihail Sturdza (1795–1884), prince of Moldavia from 1834 to 1849
- Alexandru Sturdza, also known as Alexandre Stourdza (1791–1854), Russian publicist and diplomatist
- Grigore Sturdza (1821–1901), son of Mihail, army general and politician
- Dimitrie Sturdza (1833–1914), Romanian statesman
- Mihail R. Sturdza (1886–1980), Romanian minister of Foreign Affairs
- Roxandra Skarlatovna Edling-Sturdza or Roksandra Skarlatovna Edling
- Dimitri Sturdza, also known as Tim Sturdza, former multiple Swiss tennis champion
- Eric Sturdza, the brother of Dimitrie Sturdza, former top 10 player in Switzerland
- Constantin Sturdza (born 1989), tennis player and the son of Eric Sturdza
- Radu Silviu Sturdza
- Serban Sturdza
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gaster, Moses (1911). "Sturdza". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica. 25 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 1051.
- "Rever de viţă nobilă! Constantin Sturdza, prințul care a venit să joace tenis în România" (in Romanian). stiridesport.ro. 19 June 2013.
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