Michael the Brave was the Prince of Wallachia (1593–1601), of Transylvania (1599–1600), and of Moldavia (1600). He united the three principalities note 1 under a single rule for a short period of time. During his reign, which coincided with the Long War , these three principalities forming the territory of present-day Romania and the Republic of Moldova were ruled for the first time by a single Romanian leader, although the union lasted for less than six months. He is regarded as one of…

Mihai Viteazul // Michael the Brave "We have our own superheroes!

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Wallachian prince Michael the Brave, during a campaign against the Turks in the autumn of 1594. He conquered citadels of Giurgiu, Brăila, Hârşova, and Silistra, while his Moldavian allies defeated the Turks in Iaşi and other parts of Moldavia. Mihai continued his attacks deep within the Ottoman Empire, taking the forts of Nicopolis, Ribnic, and Chilia and even reaching as far as Adrianople. At one point his forces were only 24 km from Constantinople, the capital of the Ottoman Empire!

Wallachian prince Michael the Brave, during a campaign against the Turks in the…

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