Cantacuzino family

Although the Cantacuzino family claims to descend from the Greek Emperor Joannes VI, no links between Byzantine and Roumanian Cantacuzenes have been established so far

Andronikos Kantakuzenos, a Turkish dignitary at Constantinople, *ca 1553, +1601; he may (or may not) have married Marina Ancutza Bassaraba NOTE: As I don't have sufficient information concerning the Roumanian branches of the family, I attempted to represent only those branches whose princely dignity was recognized in Russia.

Rulers of Moldavia and Wallachia

Last updated 9th January 2004