House of Dragoș

House of Dragoș (Drăgoșești)
Founded 1352: Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia

The House of Dragoș,[1] also known as the House of Drăgoșești[2][3] (Hungarian: Drágfy , Drágffy, Drágffi) was founded by Dragoș[4][5] (also known as Dragoș Vodă[6] or Dragoș of Bedeu[7]), who was traditionally been considered the first ruler[4] or prince of Moldavia and who was Voivode in Maramureş.[8]

Notable members

Family descendants

Currently the family descendants live in Romania (Maramureș County and Oaș Country of Satu Mare County), also in Poland, Ukraine.

Coat of arms


  1., 22.03.2015
  2., 22.03.2015
  3. Romanian: Proiect de hotarare Primăria Municipiului Sighetu Marmaţiei Nr. 5651/09.04.2014, 12.11.2014
  4. 1 2 Klepper, Nicolae. Romania: An Illustrated History.
  5. Georgescu, Vlad. The Romanians: A History.
  6. Brezianu, Andrei and Spânu, Vlad (2007) "Dragoş Vodă (?ca. 1353)" Historical Dictionary of Moldova (2nd ed.) Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland, USA, pages 124-125, ISBN 978-0-8108-5607-3
  7. Spinei, Victor. Moldavia in the 11th-14th Centuries.
  8. Ro:


House of Dragoș (Drăgoșești)
New title Ruling House of Moldavia
1345 – 1364
Succeeded by
House of Bogdan-Mușat
Preceded by
Ruling House of Transylvania
1493 – 1499
Succeeded by

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