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Radu cel Frumos

1438 - 1475

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Radu III of Wallachia, commonly called Radu the Handsome, Radu the Fair, or Radu the Beautiful (Romanian: Radu cel Frumos; Turkish: Radu Bey; c. 1438 – January 1475), was the younger brother of Vlad the Impaler (a.k.a. Vlad III) and prince of the principality of Wallachia. They were both sons of Vlad II Dracul and his wife, Princess Cneajna of Moldavia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Radu cel Frumos has received more than 764,403 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Radu cel Frumos is the 2,207th most popular politician (up from 2,879th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Romania (up from 51st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Romanian Politician.

Radu cel Frumos is most famous for being the first ruler of Wallachia.

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Among politicians, Radu cel Frumos ranks 2,207 out of 15,577Before him are Moshe Katsav, Ajax the Lesser, Sigismund of Burgundy, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Leopold V, Duke of Austria, and Francisco Solano López. After him are Pedro V of Portugal, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Jang Song-thaek, Jürgen Stroop, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Mohammad Khodabanda.

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Among people born in 1438, Radu cel Frumos ranks 1After him are Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia, Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Sultan Husayn Bayqara, Melozzo da Forlì, Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, Despina Khatun, Margaret of Bourbon, and James II of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1475, Radu cel Frumos ranks 4Before him are Paolo Uccello, Petrus Christus, and Dieric Bouts. After him are Bartolomeo Colleoni, Joan of Portugal, Afanasy Nikitin, Simon of Trent, Albert van Ouwater, Theodorus Gaza, Sin Sukju, and Charles I, Margrave of Baden-Baden.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Radu cel Frumos ranks 42 out of 665Before him are Klaus Iohannis (1959), János Bolyai (1802), Álmos (820), Hermann Oberth (1894), Gabriel Bethlen (1580), and Bela Lugosi (1882). After him are Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Gheorghe Hagi (1965), Milan I of Serbia (1854), John Cassian (360), Sergiu Celibidache (1912), and Alexandru Ioan Cuza (1820).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Radu cel Frumos ranks 20Before him are Theodoric I (393), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Michael the Brave (1558), Klaus Iohannis (1959), Álmos (820), and Gabriel Bethlen (1580). After him are Milan I of Serbia (1854), Alexandru Ioan Cuza (1820), Mircea I of Wallachia (1355), Basarab I of Wallachia (1275), György Dózsa (1470), and Sigismund Báthory (1572).