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Dimitrie Macedonski

Dimitrie Macedonski (c. 1780–1843) was a Wallachian Pandur captain and revolutionary leader.[1]

Life

Dimitrie was an ethnic Greek-born[2] in Macedonia, the son of Stoyan Mincho (Stogiannis Mintsos), a local chieftain. After the Russo-Turkish wars in the late 18th century the family of Mincho emigrated beyond the Danube. Dimitrie joined the Russian army and became a military officer. He adopted the surname "Macedonski", which referred to his home place.[3]

Macedonski volunteered in the Russo-Turkish War (1806–1812). Afterwards, he was awarded for his bravery and gained the rank of lieutenant.

Later he held different administrative positions in Wallachia and Moldavia.

Taking part in the Iannis Pharmakis, deposed and arrested the rebel leader.

Dimitrie Macedonski was also involved in revolutionary agitation in 1840 Wallachia. As a member of a radical conspiracy led by Mitică Filipescu and Nicolae Bălcescu. He was the grandfather of Romanian poet Alexandru Macedonski.

References

  1. ^ Hungarian exiles and the Romanian national movement, 1849-1867, Béla Borsi-Kálmán, Sándor Bíró, Social Science Monographs, 1991, ISBN 088033228X, p. 302.
  2. ^ The secret societies of the European Revolution, 1776-1876 vol. 2 page 67
  3. ^ Thomas Frost, The secret societies of the European Revolution, 1776-1876, pp. 67
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