Chapters: 18th-Century Eastern Orthodox Bishops, 18th-Century
Eastern Orthodox Martyrs, Constantin Br ncoveanu, Arsenije Iii
?arnojevi?, Juvenaly of Alaska, Parteniy Pavlovich, Gavriil of
Belostok, Cosmas of Aetolia, Innocent of Irkutsk, Kalinik I,
Patriarch Cosmas Ii of Alexandria, Patriarch Kalinik Ii, Patriarch
Matthew of Alexandria, Patriarch Cosmas Iii of Alexandria,
Patriarch Parthenius Ii of Alexandria, Patriarch Gerasimus Ii of
Alexandria, Patriarch Cyprian of Alexandria, Patriarch Gerasimus
Iii of Alexandria, Patriarch Samuel of Alexandria. Source:
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charge. Excerpt: Constantin Br ncoveanu (1654 August 15, 1714) was
Prince of Wallachia between 1688 and 1714. A descendant of the
Craioveti boyar family and related to Matei Basarab, Br ncoveanu
was born at the estate of Br ncoveni and raised in the house of his
uncle, stolnic Constantin Cantacuzino. He soon became involved in
the conflict between Constantin and erban Cantacuzino, and rose to
the throne after the latter died in mysterious circumstances. He
was initially supported by Constantin Cantacuzino, but the two
ended up facing each other in a violent competition. Cantacuzino
was exiled, and began advocating his son's tefan's candidacy to the
throne, while competing with Br ncoveanu for the support of the
Ottoman Empire - Wallachia's overlord. The prince took steps in
negotiating anti-Ottoman alliances first with the Habsburg
Monarchy, and then with Peter the Great's Russia (see Russo-Turkish
War, 1710-1711): upon the 1710 Russian intervention in Moldavia,
the prince contacted Tsar Peter and accepted gifts from the latter,
while his rivalry with the Moldavian Prince Dimitrie Cantemir (the
main regional ally of the Russians) prevented a more decisive
political move. Instead, Br n...More: http:
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