Grigore I Ghica

Grigore I Ghica (1628 – 1675), a member of the Ghica family, was Prince of Wallachia between September 1660 and December 1664 and again between March 1672 and November 1673.

Grigore I Ghica
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Prince of Wallachia
(1st reign)
Reign1 September 1660 – December 1664
PredecessorGeorge Ghica
SuccessorRadu Leon
Prince of Wallachia
(2nd reign)
ReignMarch 1672 – November 1673
PredecessorAntonie Vodă din Popești
SuccessorGeorge Ducas
Born1628
Died1675
Istanbul
SpouseMaria
IssueMatei Ghica
HouseGhica family
FatherGeorge Ghica
ReligionOrthodox

His father was George Ghica, ruler of Moldavia (1658–59) and ruler of Wallachia (1659–60).

He married Maria, daughter of Matei Sturdza.

His son was

In 1661 he established a monastery in Focșani.[1]

Preceded by Prince of Wallachia
1660–1664
Succeeded by
Preceded by Prince of Wallachia
1672–1673
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Romanian) Description at the Focșani tourist office site

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