Ioannis Georgios Karatzas

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Ioannis Georges Caradja

Prince Ioannis Georgios Karatzas ( Greek Ἰωάννης Γεώργιος Καρατζάς ; Romanian: Ioan Gheorghe Caragea; French: Jean Georges Caradja; * 1754; † 1844) was ruler of Wallachia from 1812 to 1818 . The prince came from the Phanariotic noble family Caradja . As a member of the Filiki Eteria , he supported the Greek struggle for independence from Ottoman rule. After his removal in 1818, Ioannis Georges Caradja went into exile in Italy with his nephew, Prince Alexandros Mavrokordatos .

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  1. Rangabé, pp. 75-82
  2. Gane
  3. Museums from Romanian Regions ( Memento of the original from June 9, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /


  • Eugène Rizo Rangabé: Livre d'Or de la Noblesse Phanariote et de Familles Princières de Valachie et de Moldavie. Athens 1892
  • Constantin Gane, Trecute vieți de doamne și domnițe. Volume 2, Fundația pentru literatură și artă “Regele Carol II”, București 1935