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Mihai Viteazul
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Michael the Brave

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: 1601

Place of Death: Câmpia Turzii, Transylvania (present-day Romania)


Michael the Brave ruled as Prince of Wallachia (r. 1593-1601), Transylvania (r. 1599-1601) and Moldavia (r. 1600-1601). His origins are still disputed among historians. He claimed to be the (illegitimate) son of the late Prince Pătrașcu the Fai…

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Cristea, Ovidiu, “Mihai Viteazul”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2021 <>

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