From IBWikiRussian government would seem to indicate as much, although in popular imagination Prince Radu is often viewed as having died of a broken heart. His only son, Vlad, died in the fighting before his father.
A half dozen photographs purported to be of Prince Radu under house arrest by the SNOR regime have become generally accepted by everyone but serious historians. They would indicate (if accurate) that Radu gained considerable weight during captivity.
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Prince of Oltenia
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