Making of Romania: the 18th and 19th centuries – unification, first foreign king
Romanians have always dreamed of being independent and staying united, but they were rarely left in peace for long enough to develop a sense of their own identity. This short overview of the history of Romania will give you an idea about the events that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries and which shaped the idea of a national identity in the Romanians' consciousness.
Portrait of Ferdinand I of Romania , King of Romania, photo by...
Portrait of Ferdinand I of Romania , King of Romania, photo by Chusseau-Flaviens from L'Illustrazione Italiana, Year XLIII, No 36, September 3, 1916.