Alexandru

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Alexandru (born 1899, died 1930) reigned 1922-1925 was Prince Mihail's eldest son but abdicated after falling ill. Rumors said poison or syphilis. Medical records say severe epilepsy following multiple concussions from a fall off a horse. By all accounts, he was a talented young man with a great deal of energy, reduced in his last years to a shell of his former self. Several Oltenian popular novels in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s portrayed him very sympathetically. These usually involved a lost love of some kind.


Preceded by:
Mihail
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Prince of Oltenia
1922-1925
Succeeded by:
Radu
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