Mihai Eminescu - January 15, 1850 – June 15, 1889    Was a Romantic poet, novelist and journalist, often regarded as the most famous and influential Romanian poet.

My Daguerreotype Boyfriend: Mihai Eminescu, age Somewhat unstable Romantic Romanian poet. Submitted by sehenswuerdigkeiten

portrait of Avram Iancu (revolutionary) - by Barbu Iscovescu (1816-1854, Jewish-Romanian revolutionary)

portrait of Avram Iancu (revolutionary) - by Barbu Iscovescu Jewish-Romanian revolutionary)

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.

Marshal Ion Antonescu - Romanian fascist military dictator and Nazi collaborator during World War II. Guilty for perpetrating the systematic extermination of Jews in Romania, Bessarabia, and Ukraine.

Mircea the Elder, ruler of Wallachia (from 1386 until 31 January 1418) and grandfather of Vlad Ţepeş (Dracula, or the Impaler). The "bravest and ablest of the Christian princes", as he was described by German historian Leunclavius, ruled Wallachia for 32 years. Apart from his military success, Mircea was an art lover, leaving among other monuments, the beautiful Cozia Monastery.

Domnitori romani: Mircea cel Bătrân (n. 1355 - d.