NamePrince Alexander (Ioannis) Ypsilanti of Moldavia
Birth1726, Forno, Tuscany, Italy
Death13 Jan 1807, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death MemoExecuted.
Note 1In 1785 the emperors Joseph II of Austria and Catherine the Great of Russia decided on the destruction of Turkey while Alexander prepared a plan for the independance of Greece.
Note 2Great Drogman to Sultan Abdul Hamid (1771), suspended the Sultan’s order for a general killing of Greeks. Named Voivode (governor) of Wallachia (09-1774 - 10-1782 and 08-1796 - 11-1797) and Moldavia (12-1786 - 04-1788).
Note 3Tortured and beheaded in Constantinople. When the Sultan declared him a rebel, he was arrested, tortured, beheaded and his huge fortune was expropiated. His governement was considered the ‘Golden Age of Wallachia’.
Note 4Negotiated the Russo-Turkish Treaty of Kaïnardji (1774). Sturdza says that he was probably the first to make secret contact with Russia to achieve the overthrow of Ottoman rule.
FatherAga Ioannis (Constantine) Ypsilanti (?-?)
MotherSmaragda Mamona (1708-1807)
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SpouseCatherine (Dimitrios) Mourouzis, 5G Granddaughter
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1 FSmaragda (Alexander) Ypsilanti, 6G Granddaughter
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Birth1760
Death1816, Kiev, Ukraine
Marriageaft 1787
Married Memoi.e. presumably after the death of Rallou.
ChildrenNicolas (Constantine) (?-1834)
 Maria (Constantine) (1802-1862)
SpouseRallou (Alexander) Callimachi , 7G Granddaughter
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ChildrenEleni (Constantine) (1787-1837)
3 FRallou (Alexander) Ypsilanti, 6G Granddaughter
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Birth1762
Death1783
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