Endless Column, Târgu Jiu, Romania, ( - The vertical continuation of the convex modules, has been reproduced by the architects in the tallest skyscraper of Italy increasing the effect of a never ending tower.
PETRACHE POENARU - The Fountain Pen inventor. Poenaru, who had studied in Paris and Vienna and, later, completed his specialized studies in England, was a mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor. While a student in Paris, Petrache Poenaru invented the world's first fountain pen, an invention for which the French Government issued a patent on 25 May 1827.
GEORGE (GOGU) CONSTANTINESCU - The creator of the theory of sonics George (Gogu) Constantinescu was a Romanian scientist, engineer and inventor. During his career, he registered over 130 inventions. He is the creator of the theory of sonics, a new branch of continuum mechanics, in which he described the transmission of mechanical energy through vibrations.Among his inventions are a mechanical torque converter, a sonic engine and a hydraulic machine-gun synchronizer (or interrupter gear)
Gheorghe Muresan (also known as Ghita Muresan), famous Romanian basketball player, former NBA player. At 7 ft 7 in, he is one of the tallest players in NBA history. He normally wore number in reference to his height.