WWI: Romanian characters

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Ecaterina Teodoroiu, Romanian woman who fought and died in WWI.   She joined the Romanian Army as a nurse but later decided to become a front-line soldier. Being a women, she was sent to the front rather reluctantly. However, soon she proved her worthiness as a symbol and as a soldier. She was taken prisoner, escaped, was wounded and hospitalized, but returned to the front. She was decorated for bravery and  given the command of a 25-man platoon. She was killed in the battle of Marasesti.

Ecaterina Teodoroiu, Romanian woman who fought and died in WWI. She joined the Romanian Army as a nurse but later decided to become a front-line soldier. Being a women, she was sent to the front rather reluctantly. However, soon she proved her worthiness as a symbol and as a soldier. She was taken prisoner, escaped, was wounded and hospitalized, but returned to the front. She was decorated for bravery and given the command of a 25-man platoon. She was killed in the battle of Marasesti.

Constantin Coandă was a Romanian soldier and politician. He reached the rank of general in the Romanian Army, and later became mathematics professor at the National School of Bridges and Roads in Bucharest.During World War I, for a short time (October 24 – November 29, 1918), he was the Prime Minister of Romania and the Foreign Affairs Minister. He participated in the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly between the Allies of World War I and Bulgaria.

Constantin Coandă was a Romanian soldier and politician. He reached the rank of general in the Romanian Army, and later became mathematics professor at the National School of Bridges and Roads in Bucharest.During World War I, for a short time (October 24 – November 29, 1918), he was the Prime Minister of Romania and the Foreign Affairs Minister. He participated in the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly between the Allies of World War I and Bulgaria.

Artur or Arthur Văitoianu (14 April 1864, Izmail – 17 June 1956) was a Romanian general who served as a Prime Minister of Romania for about two months in 1919 (September 29 - December 4). During his mandate, the first elections of Greater Romania were held.Born in Izmail (in Bessarabia, now part of Ukraine), he rose through the ranks of the Romanian Army and, during the World War I Battle of Mărăști, he commanded the Second Corps.

Artur or Arthur Văitoianu (14 April 1864, Izmail – 17 June 1956) was a Romanian general who served as a Prime Minister of Romania for about two months in 1919 (September 29 - December 4). During his mandate, the first elections of Greater Romania were held.Born in Izmail (in Bessarabia, now part of Ukraine), he rose through the ranks of the Romanian Army and, during the World War I Battle of Mărăști, he commanded the Second Corps.

Constantin Prezan (January 27, 1861 Butimanu, Dâmbovița County – August 27, 1943) was a Romanian general during World War I and a Marshal of Romania afterward.

Constantin Prezan (January 27, 1861 Butimanu, Dâmbovița County – August 27, 1943) was a Romanian general during World War I and a Marshal of Romania afterward.

Ion Dragalina (December 16, 1860 – November 9, 1916) was a Romanian general, who died during the First World War in the battle of the Jiu valley. Dragalina was born in the city of Caransebeş, which at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Ion Dragalina (December 16, 1860 – November 9, 1916) was a Romanian general, who died during the First World War in the battle of the Jiu valley. Dragalina was born in the city of Caransebeş, which at the time was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Ion Victor Antonescu  (1882 – 1946)  was a Romanian soldier and authoritarian politician who was convicted of war crimes. The Prime Minister and Conducător during most of World War II, he presided over two successive wartime dictatorships. A Romanian Army career officer who made his name during the 1907 peasants' revolt and the World War I Romanian Campaign,

Ion Victor Antonescu (1882 – 1946) was a Romanian soldier and authoritarian politician who was convicted of war crimes. The Prime Minister and Conducător during most of World War II, he presided over two successive wartime dictatorships. A Romanian Army career officer who made his name during the 1907 peasants' revolt and the World War I Romanian Campaign,

Eremia Grigorescu (November 28, 1863—July 21, 1919) was a Romanian artillery General during World War I, and Minister of War in the Constantin Coandă cabinet (October–November 1918).

Eremia Grigorescu (November 28, 1863—July 21, 1919) was a Romanian artillery General during World War I, and Minister of War in the Constantin Coandă cabinet (October–November 1918).

Alexandru Averescu (Romanian pronunciation: [alekˈsandru aveˈresku] ( listen); 1859–1938) was a Romanian marshal and populist politician. A Romanian Armed Forces Commander during World War I,

Alexandru Averescu (Romanian pronunciation: [alekˈsandru aveˈresku] ( listen); 1859–1938) was a Romanian marshal and populist politician. A Romanian Armed Forces Commander during World War I,

Imperial Russian Army commander General Russky, WWI.

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Imperial Russian Army commander General Russky, WWI.

Ferdinand I (Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad; 24 August 1865 – 20 July 1927) was King of Romania from 10 October 1914 until his death in 1927.

Ferdinand I (Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad; 24 August 1865 – 20 July 1927) was King of Romania from 10 October 1914 until his death in 1927.

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