Alexander Joan Cuza

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Alexander Joan Cuza
Prince of Moldavia (until 1862)
Prince of Wallachia (until 1862)
Domnitor of Romania (after 1862)
ReignJanuary 24, 1859 - February 22, 1866
Moldavia: I. A. Cantacuzino, Vasile Sturdza, and Anastasie Panu
Wallachia: Ioan Manu, Emanoil Băleanu, and Ioan Al. Filipide
SuccessorCarol I
Born(1820-03-20)March 20, 1820
Huşi, Moldavia
DiedMay 3, 1873(1873-05-03) (aged 53)
Heidelberg, Germany
SpouseElena Cuza n. Rosetti
IssueAlexandru Al. Ioan Cuza and Dimitrie Cuza. (Both illegitimate)
FatherIoan Cuza
MotherSultana Cuza n. Cozadini

Alexander Joan Cuza (a common English rendition of Alexandru Ioan Cuza; March 20, 1820 – May 15, 1873) was a Moldavian-born Romanian politician who ruled as the first Domnitor of the United Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia between 1859 and 1866.[1]

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  1. Stoica, Vasile (1919). The Roumanian Question: The Roumanians and their Lands. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Printing Company. p. 69-70.