Alexandru Cornea

Alexandru Cornea (1490 – 5 March 1541), known as the Evil (Romanian: cel Rău)[1] and scarcely numbered Alexandru III, was the Prince of Moldavia from 1540 to 1541, from the House of Bogdan-Muşat. He succeeded to the throne as son of a previous ruler, Bogdan III cel Chior.

Alexandru Cornea
Prince of Moldavia
ReignDecember 1540 – February 1541
PredecessorStephen V of Moldavia
SuccessorPetru Rareș
Born1490
Died5 March 1541
IssueAlexandru, Ștefan
DynastyBogdan-Mușat
FatherAlexandru
MotherMarguerite Asan Paléologue
ReligionOrthodox

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peter Truhart (1 January 2006). Eastern, Northern & Central Europe. Annex: International Organisations. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 147–. ISBN 978-3-11-093910-1.

Further readingEdit

  • Gorovei, Ştefan S.: Domnia lui Alexandru Cornea. [Die Herrschaft von Alexandru Cornea.]
Preceded by
Ştefan V Lăcustă
Prince of Moldavia
1540–1541
Succeeded by
Petru IV Rareş