Reign of Mircea the Elder (55 words)

Historical Context Note

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Mircea the Elder was one of the most important rulers of the principality of Wallachia. Under his reign, Wallachia controlled the largest area in its history: from the river Olt in the north to the Danube in the south, and from the Danube's Iron Gates in the west to the Black Sea in the east.

Editors. "Reign of Mircea the Elder". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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