Stavropoleos Monastery  also known as Stavropoleos Church during the last century when the monastery was dissolved, is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest, Romania. Its church is built in Brâncovenesc style. The patrons of the church (the saints to whom the church is dedicated) are St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The name Stavropoleos is a Romanian rendition of a Greek word, Stauropolis, meaning “The city of the Cross

Stavropoleos Monastery, Bucharest, Romania is an Eastern Orthodox monastery for…

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Alexandru Ioan Cuza (portrait by Mișu Popp) (Alexandru Ioan I, also anglicised as Alexander John Cuza;  1820 – 1873) was Prince of Moldavia, Prince of Wallachia, and later Domnitor (ruler) of the Romanian Principalities. He was a prominent figure of the Revolution of 1848 in Moldavia. He initiated a series of reforms that contributed to the modernization of Romanian society and of state structures.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza (portrait by Mișu Popp) (Alexandru Ioan I, also anglicised as Alexander John Cuza; 1820 – 1873) was Prince of Moldavia, Prince of Wallachia, and later Domnitor (ruler) of the Romanian Principalities. He was a prominent figure of the Revolution of 1848 in Moldavia. He initiated a series of reforms that contributed to the modernization of Romanian society and of state structures.

Liane de Pougy

Liane de Pougy, a Folies-Bergere dancer renowned as one of Paris' most beautiful and notorious courtesans,

Princess Consort Ilona (Jusztina) Szilágyi of Wallachia, Countess de Szilágyi, was the second wife of Vlad III the Impaler and the cousin of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary

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Liane de Pougy

Liane de Pougy

Liane de Pougy & Princesse Ghika

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