Alexandru Ioan Cuza (portrait by Mișu Popp) (Alexandru Ioan I, also anglicised as Alexander John Cuza; 1820 – 1873) was Prince of Moldavia, Prince of Wallachia, and later Domnitor (ruler) of the Romanian Principalities. He was a prominent figure of the Revolution of 1848 in Moldavia. He initiated a series of reforms that contributed to the modernization of Romanian society and of state structures.
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Ion Victor Antonescu (June 15, 1882 – June 1, 1946) was a Romanian soldier, authoritarian politician, and convicted war criminal. The Prime Minister and Conducător during most of World War II, he presided over two successive wartime dictatorships. An atypical figure among Holocaust perpetrators, Antonescu enforced policies independently responsible for the deaths of as many as 400,000 people, most of them Bessarabian, Ukrainian and Romanian Jews, as well as Romani Romanians.
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 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.
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…