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