Vasile Lupu

1595 - 1661

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Lupu Coci, known as Vasile Lupu (Romanian pronunciation: [vaˈsile ˈlupu]; 1595–1661), was a Voivode of Moldavia of Albanian and Greek origin between 1634 and 1653. Lupu had secured the Moldavian throne in 1634 after a series of complicated intrigues and managed to hold it for twenty years. Vasile was a capable administrator and a brilliant financier and was soon almost the richest man in the Christian East. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasile Lupu has received more than 100,987 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Vasile Lupu is the 5,273rd most popular politician (up from 5,848th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Bulgaria (up from 57th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Bulgarian Politician.

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Among politicians, Vasile Lupu ranks 5,273 out of 19,576Before him are Ida Haendel, Emperor Min of Jin, Valerius Valens, Isabella of Valois, Laurent Fabius, and Eleanor of Navarre. After him are Franz Walter Stahlecker, Sahib I Giray, Moussa Traoré, Goh Chok Tong, Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and Bettino Ricasoli.

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Among people born in 1595, Vasile Lupu ranks 7Before him are Pocahontas, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Władysław IV Vasa, Injo of Joseon, Alessandro Algardi, and George William, Elector of Brandenburg. After him are Dirck van Baburen, Jean Chapelain, Antonio Maria Abbatini, Ludovico Ludovisi, Albert Girard, and Pieter de Molijn. Among people deceased in 1661, Vasile Lupu ranks 5Before him are Cardinal Mazarin, Shunzhi Emperor, Girard Desargues, and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha. After him are Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias, George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Zheng Zhilong, Andrea Sacchi, Louis Couperin, Jan Fyt, and Teimuraz I of Kakheti.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Vasile Lupu ranks 51 out of 415Before him are Ratko Janev (1939), Petar Mladenov (1936), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), Georgi Markov (1929), Sineperver Sultan (1761), and Kiril, Prince of Preslav (1895). After him are Ivan Vazov (1850), Vasil Kolarov (1877), Jules Pascin (1885), Peter II of Bulgaria (1150), Petar Zhekov (1944), and George I of Bulgaria (1300).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Vasile Lupu ranks 28Before him are Peter I of Bulgaria (927), Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria (1324), Nikola Zhekov (1865), Petar Mladenov (1936), Sineperver Sultan (1761), and Kiril, Prince of Preslav (1895). After him are Vasil Kolarov (1877), Peter II of Bulgaria (1150), George I of Bulgaria (1300), Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria (1300), Georgi Parvanov (1957), and Vladimir of Bulgaria (850).