Stephen III of Moldavia
|Saint Stephen the Great |
"Saint Voivode Stephen the Great"
Miniature from the 1473 Gospel at Humor Monastery
|Prince of Moldavia|
|Died||July 2, 1504|
|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|
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.