Dimitrie Cantemir

Philosopher, Author

1673 – 1723

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Who was Dimitrie Cantemir?

Dimitrie Cantemir was twice Prince of Moldavia. He was also a prolific man of letters – philosopher, historian, composer, musicologist, linguist, ethnographer, and geographer.

His name is Дми́трий Константи́нович Кантеми́р in Russian, Dimitri Kantemiroğlu in Turkish, Dymitr Kantemir in Polish, and Δημήτριος Καντιμήρης in Greek.

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Born
Oct 26, 1673
Dimitrie Cantemir, Vaslui
Also known as
  • Dimitri Cantemir
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Nationality
  • Germany
  • Romania
Profession
Education
  • Phanar Greek Orthodox College
Lived in
  • Vaslui County
Died
Aug 21, 1723
Dmitrovka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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