|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1828|
Madagascan Monarch. He was the eldest son of King Imboasalama Andrianampoinimerina, and his wife, Princess Rafotsirahisatra. He was named heir to the throne in May 1808 and became King of Madagascar following his father's death two years later. Radama I was best known for his Treaty of Friendship and Peace with Great Britain, that prohibited the export of slaves. He was also noted for his thirteen marriages, and for his service as a Field Marshal in the British Army. He was proclaimed a Sword of Honour by King George IV himself. He served his country as King a total of 18 years, from 1810 to 1828. His death at 36 was a suicide. (bio by: K)
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I'm sorry you could not find a reason to stay with us, Radama (you had so many responsibilities and so many wives). Rest in Peace. See you and your family in Heaven.|
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