Herta Muller - Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 - born Romania, residence at time of award Germany - "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"

HERTA MÜLLER - Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 - born Romania, residence at time of award Germany - "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"

Considered a pioneer of modernism, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern sculpture.Constantin Brancusi is often regarded as the most important sculptor of the twentieth century, revolutionized the art of sculpture. An important part of his work is still exposed in Romania and this is the reason why we invite you to admire it www.romaniasfriends.com / TOURS / The divine sculptures of C. Brancusi

Considered a pioneer of modernism, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern sculpture.Constantin Brancusi is often regarded as the most important sculptor of the twentieth century, revolutionized the art of sculpture.

Emil Racoviță / 15 November 1868 – 17 November 1947/  was a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life. Together with Grigore Antipa, he was one of the most noted promoters of natural sciences in Romania. Racoviță was the first Romanian to have gone on a scientific research expedition to the Antarctic, more than 100 years ago, as well as an influential professor, scholar and researcher.

Emil Racoviță, Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life.

Ciprian Porumbescu - Composer  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1APGc8O53As

Ciprian Porumbescu - Composer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1APGc8O53As

Anghel Saligny  / 1854-1925 / was a Romanian engineer, most famous for designing the Feteşti-Cernavodă railway bridge over the Danube, the longest bridge in Europe at that time

Anghel Saligny / / was a Romanian engineer, most famous for designing the Feteşti-Cernavodă railway bridge over the Danube, the longest bridge in Europe at that time

Nicolae Iorga / January 17, 1871 – November 27, 1940/ was a Romanian historian, politician, literary critic, memoirist, poet and playwright.  A child prodigy, polymath and polyglot, Iorga produced an unusually large body of scholarly works, consecrating his international reputation as a medievalist, Byzantinist, Latinist, Slavist, art historian and philosopher of history. Holding teaching positions at the University of Bucharest, the University of Paris and several other academic…

Nicolae Iorga / January 17, 1871 – November 27, 1940/ was a Romanian historian, politician, literary critic, memoirist, poet and playwright. A child prodigy, polymath and polyglot, Iorga produced an unusually large body of scholarly works, consecrating his international reputation as a medievalist, Byzantinist, Latinist, Slavist, art historian and philosopher of history. Holding teaching positions at the University of Bucharest, the University of Paris and several other academic…

Constantin Noica  was a Romanian philosopher, essayist and poet

Constantin Noica was a Romanian philosopher, essayist and poet

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian:  26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict the solitude and insignificance of human existence in a tangible way.

'Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian: 26 November 1909 – 28 March was a Romanian playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre.

Nicolae Grigorescu (b. 15th May 1838, Pitaru, Dâmboviţa County, d. 21st July 1907, Câmpina) is the first of the founders of modern Romanian painting, followed by Ion Andreescu and Ştefan Luchian, having become a symbol for the young generations of artists who, during the first decades of the 20th century, were striving to identify and bring to light the profoundly characteristic values of Romanian spirituality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaZ9DntRS-8

Nicolae Grigorescu (b. 15th May 1838, Pitaru, Dâmboviţa County, d. 21st July 1907, Câmpina) is the first of the founders of modern Romanian painting, followed by Ion Andreescu and Ştefan Luchian, having become a symbol for the young generations of artists who, during the first decades of the 20th century, were striving to identify and bring to light the profoundly characteristic values of Romanian spirituality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaZ9DntRS-8

Lucian Blaga / 1895-1961/ was a commanding personality of the Romanian culture of the interbellum period. He was a philosopher and writer highly acclaimed for his originality, a university professor and a diplomat. He was born on 9 May 1895 in Lancrăm, near Alba Iulia, Romania

Lucian Blaga / 1895-1961/ was a commanding personality of the Romanian culture of the interbellum period. He was a philosopher and writer highly acclaimed for his originality, a university professor and a diplomat. He was born on 9 May 1895 in Lancrăm, near Alba Iulia, Romania

Alexandru Ioan Cuza /1820 Barlad-1873 Heidelberg / was Prince of Moldavia, Prince of Wallachia, and later Domnitor of the Romanian Principalities. He was a prominent figure of the Revolution of 1848 in Moldavia

Alexandru Ioan Cuza Heidelberg / was Prince of Moldavia, Prince of Wallachia, and later Domnitor of the Romanian Principalities. He was a prominent figure of the Revolution of 1848 in Moldavia.

Mircea Eliade (13 March 1907 {O.S. 28 February} – 22 April 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. His most enduring and influential contribution to religious studies was possibly his theory of Eternal Return, which holds that myths and rituals do not simply record or imitate hierophanies, but, at least to the minds of the religious, actually participate in them.

Mircea Eliade (13 March 1907 {O.S. 28 February} – 22 April 1986) was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. His most enduring and influential contribution to religious studies was possibly his theory of Eternal Return, which holds that myths and rituals do not simply record or imitate hierophanies, but, at least to the minds of the religious, actually participate in them.

King Carol I of Romania -Carol I, born Prince Karl of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen was the ruler of Romania from 1866 to 1914. He was elected Ruling Prince of the Romanian United Principalities on 20 April 1866 after the overthrow of Alexandru Ioan Cuza by a palace coup.

King Carol I of Romania with his nephew the future King Ferdinand and grand-nephew Prince Carol (Carol II).

13th June 1978: Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu (1918 - 1989) (left) and Queen Elizabeth II leaving Victoria Station, London for Buckingham Palace, at the start of his four-day state visit to Britain. (Photo by Mike Stephens/Central Press/Getty Images)

June Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu - (left) and Queen Elizabeth II leaving Victoria Station, London for Buckingham Palace, at the start of his four-day state visit to Britain. (Photo by Mike Stephens/Central Press/Getty Images)

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