Mircea cel Bătran
(reigned 1386-1418) was one of the most important rulers in Wallachia. His
name literally translates to "Mircea the Old" in modern Romanian, but the
original meaning of his name is slightly different: "Mircea the Ancient". He
was the son of voivode Radu I and lady Calinica, descendant of an
aristocratic family of the time. Wallachia's borders moved constantly
throughout history, but during his ruling, Walla ...