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Radu Florescu

Born: Oct 23, 1925

Death: May 18, 2014

Birthplace: Bucharest

Profession: Writer

Nationality: France

Radu Florescu

Date of Birth : Oct 23, 1925
Date of Death : May 18, 2014
Birth Place : Bucharest

Radu Florescu was a Romanian academic who held the position of Emeritus Professor of History at Boston College, where he gained worldwide renown for his work on Vlad Dracula, including a series of bestselling books that he co-authored with his colleague Raymond T. McNally. Along with serving as Director of the East European Research Center at Boston College, Florescu was also a philanthropist and an adviser to Edward Kennedy on Balkan and Eastern European affairs. At the time of his death, Radu Florescu was considered the patriarch of the Florescu family.


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