Bogdan II of Moldavia

Bogdan II (1409 – 17 October 1451) was a prince of Moldavia from October 12, 1449 to October 17, 1451.

Bogdan II
Stamp of Moldova 357.gif
Prince of Moldavia
Reign12 October 1449 – 17 October 1451
PredecessorAlexăndrel of Moldavia
SuccessorPeter Aaron
Died17 October 1451
FatherAlexander the Good (?)


According to some historians, he was the bastard of Alexander the Good, by an unknown mother. On the contrary, according to the others, he was the brother of Alexander the Good. Bogdan II was the father of the Stephen the Great.[1] He had a very good relationship with Iancu de Hunedoara, who supported his accession to the throne. He was married to Doamna Oltea (Lady Oltea), who became a nun under the name of Maria, She died on November 4, 1465 and was buried at the Probota Monastery of Suceava County.


  1. ^ Vlada Stanković (15 June 2016). The Balkans and the Byzantine World before and after the Captures of Constantinople, 1204 and 1453. Lexington Books. pp. 130–. ISBN 978-1-4985-1326-5.
Preceded by Prince/Voivode of Moldavia
Succeeded by

See alsoEdit