Emil Racoviță / 15 November 1868 – 17 November 1947/ was a Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist, explorer of Antarctica and the first biologist in the world to study the arctic life. Together with Grigore Antipa, he was one of the most noted promoters of natural sciences in Romania. Racoviță was the first Romanian to have gone on a scientific research expedition to the Antarctic, more than 100 years ago, as well as an influential professor, scholar and researcher.
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.
Românce faimoase din "Micul Paris" (I) - Apropo.ro
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.