IOAN CANTACUZINO - Cholera vaccine Ioan C. Cantacuzino was a renowned Romanian physician and bacteriologist.He graduated from the University of Paris' Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, and worked at several hospitals in Paris, obtaining his doctorate in 1894.Based on investigations in this direction, the doctor has developed a cholera vaccination method, called "Method Cantacuzino", still used today in countries where there are cases of cholera.
ANA ASLAN - Gerovital - the formula of eternal youth. Ana Aslan was a Romanian biologist and physician..Notables such as French President Charles De Gaulle, traveled to Romania to attempt to benefit from this anti-aging therapy. Other well-known people, including actresses Marlene Dietrich, Lillian Gish, the Gabor sisters, actors Charlie Chaplin and Kirk Douglas, and artist Salvador Dalí followed the same path.
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.
Henri Coanda - Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and builder of the Coanda-1910 described in the mid-50s as the world's first jet. One of Coanda's most famous discoveries was the Coanda Effect of fluid dynamics.
Românce faimoase din "Micul Paris" (I)
Câți dintre voi știu că unele dintre cele mai mari actrițe, cântărețe și savante ale lumii, de la începutul secolului trecut, au origini românești? Apropo.ro a întocmit un clasament al româncelor faimoase din perioada interbelică și vă prezintă în prima parte 20 de nume care au marcat istoria universală.
George Emil Palade (1912-2008), Romanian cell biologist, Nobel prize winner in 1974. Palade also received the U.S. National Medal of Science in Biological Sciences for "pioneering discoveries of a host of fundamental, highly organized structures in living cells" in 1986, and was previously elected a Member of the US National Academy of Science in 1961.
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)
Geniile României care au schimbat lumea: Nicolae Paulescu, românul care merita Nobelul, şi Ion Cantacuzino, descoperitorul vaccinului antiholeric
În contextul crizei medicilor din România, reamintirea unor valori precum Nicolae Paulescu sau Ion Cantacuzino este mai mult decât necesară. Ne-au dus numele peste hotare, unde se bucură şi astăzi de notorietate, recunoaştere şi prestigiu.