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.[citation needed]

Coat of arms

See also


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-22. , 22.03.2015
  2. ^ http://dspace.bcucluj.ro/bitstream/123456789/48164/1/Pop%20Ioan%20Aurel-Genealogii%20maramuresene-2011.pdf, 22.03.2015
  3. ^ Romanian: Proiect de hotarare Primăria Municipiului Sighetu Marmaţiei Nr. 5651/09.04.2014, 12.11.2014
  4. ^ a b 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: http://www.probasarabiasibucovina.ro/Carti/IstoriaMaramuresului.pdf


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