Stephen III of Moldavia

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Saint Stephen the Great
"Saint Voivode Stephen the Great"
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Miniature from the 1473 Gospel at Humor Monastery
Prince of Moldavia
Born 1433, Borzeşti(?), Moldavia
Died July 2, 1504, Suceava, Moldavia
Venerated in Romanian Orthodox Church
Beatified June 12, 1992, Bucharest, Romania by Romanian Orthodox Church
Canonized July 12, 2006, Putna Monastery by Romanian Orthodox Church
Major shrine Putna Monastery
Feast July 2
Patronage Romania

Stephen III of Moldavia or Stephen III ( 1433 - July 2, 1504), also known as Stephen the Great (Romanian: Ştefan cel Mare; Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfânt, "Stephen the Great and Holy" in more modern versions) was Prince of Moldavia between 1457 and 1504 and the most prominent representative of the House of Muşat.