Love that sentence:“Some idiots call my work abstract, in spite of the fact that what they call abstract is actually the most real of all — not the outer appearance, but the concept or essence of things”--Constantin Brancusi.
George Bacovia, Romanian symbolist poet, whose poetry came to be seen as a precursor of Romanian Modernism. George Bacovia, scriitor român, autorul unor volume de versuri și proză scrise în baza unei tehnici unice în literatura română, cu vădite influențe din marii lirici moderni francezi, cel mai important poet simbolist român și unul dintre cei mai importanți poeți din poezia română modernă.
Ion Creangă, was a Moldavian-born Romanian writer, raconteur and schoolteacher. A main figure in 19th century Romanian literature, he is best known for his Childhood Memories volume, his novellas and short stories, and his many anecdotes. Widely seen as masterpieces of the Romanian language and local humor, his writings occupy the middle ground between a collection of folkloric sources and an original contribution to a literary realism of rural inspiration.
Michael I (25 October 1921 – 5 December 2017) was the King of Romania, before the communist government ended the monarchy. He was one of the last surviving World War Two leaders, but lived much of his life in exile. He is best remembered for his role in making Romania change sides, from the Nazis to the Allies, in August 1944.