Posted By:Holly Hampton
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Subject:"Basarab" surname, the first dynasty of Wallachian kings
Post Date:July 29, 2012 at 05:34:46
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/romania/messages/4332.html
Forum:Romania Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/romania/


Interesting article:


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120726121140.htm


'Basarab' Surname May Not Indicate Direct Relation to Vlad the Impaler
July 26, 2012

"A study by the Genographic Project has shown that not all individuals carrying the Romanian "Basarab" surname, the first dynasty of Wallachian kings that included the real-life Dracula, can be direct biological descendants of the Basarab dynasty."