Radu I Basarab, voivode of Wallachia

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Radu I Basarab, voivode of Wallachia

Also Known As: "The Black", "Rade I. ("Crni") Vođa", "Negru Voda"
Birthplace: Wallachia,Romania
Death: circa 1383 (44-61)
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas Alexander Bassaraba, voivode of Wallachia and Maria Lackfi
Husband of Ana and Kalinikia
Father of Dan I Basarab, voivode of Wallachia; Mircea "the Elder" Basarab, voivode of Wallachia; N.N. Basara and Staico Basarab
Brother of Elisabeth, of Wallachia
Half brother of Ana Basara and Anna Basarab, of Wallachia

Occupation: 1375-1383, King Roumanian
Managed by: Henn Sarv
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About Radu I Basarab, voivode of Wallachia


RADU Bassaraba, son of NICOLA ALEXANDRU Bassaraba Voivode of Wallachia & his first wife Maria --- (-[1383/3 Oct 1385]). Voivode of Wallachia.

m firstly ANA, daughter of ---.

m secondly ---, daughter of ---. She became a nun as KALINIKIA[1144].

Radu & his first wife had one child:

1. DAN (-23 Sep 1386). Voivode of Wallachia.

Radu & his second wife had one child:

2. MIRCEA (-31 Jan 1418). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. He established Bucharest as his capital in 1385. He became a Turkish vassal in 1396[1145]. m ---. Mircea & [his wife] had children:

a) VLAD DRACUL (before 1395-murdered 1446). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. m ---. Vlad & [his wife] had children:

i) VLAD Dracula ([1431]-beheaded Dec 1476). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. Vlad was the historical figure who provided the basis for the legends and novels about Count Dracula. m secondly ([1465/66]%29 --- [Hunyadi], daughter of ---. According to Europäische Stammtafeln[1146], she was a relative of Mátyás King of Hungary but the precise relationship is not known.