Romania Insider
14 September 2010

There is no other building in Bucharest that holds that much history within its walls (except maybe the Old Court), than the former Royal Palace does. At the beginning of the 19th century, this area, which used to belong to the Kretzulescu family, was hosting the residency built by Dinicu Golescu between 1812 and 1815.

Romania Insider
10 September 2010

George Emil Palade was a famous Romanian cell biologist and physiologist whose work laid the foundations for modern cell biology. He won the 1974 Nobel Prize “for discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell”. He was a professor at the Rockefeller and Yale universities and founding member of the American Society for Cell Biology .

Romania Insider
09 September 2010

The North Western part of the Revolution Square is flanked by the imposing building which hosts the Central University Library. The institution was created at the initiative of King Carol I (read more about him here), who set up the University Foundation in 1891. The foundation was active until 1948, when it became the Central University Library.

Romania Insider
08 September 2010

Gheorghe Zamfir is a famous Romanian composer and pan flute musician who has received 90 golden and platinum discs, released over 200 albums and sold over 40 million recordings. He is known worldwide as “The Master of the Pan Flute”.

By Alexandra Fodor

Romania Insider
07 September 2010

Poet, translator, essayist, and lecturer, influenced by French surrealism and symbolism, Celan was born in Romania, he lived in France, and wrote in German. His parents were killed in the Holocaust; the author himself escaped death by working in a Nazi labor camp. "Death is a Master from Germany", Celan's most quoted words, translated into English in different ways, are from the poem 'Todesfuge' (Death Fugue).

Romania Insider
14 September 2010

There is no other building in Bucharest that holds that much history within its walls (except maybe the Old Court), than the former Royal Palace does. At the beginning of the 19th century, this area, which used to belong to the Kretzulescu family, was hosting the residency built by Dinicu Golescu between 1812 and 1815.

Romania Insider
10 September 2010

George Emil Palade was a famous Romanian cell biologist and physiologist whose work laid the foundations for modern cell biology. He won the 1974 Nobel Prize “for discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell”. He was a professor at the Rockefeller and Yale universities and founding member of the American Society for Cell Biology .

Romania Insider
09 September 2010

The North Western part of the Revolution Square is flanked by the imposing building which hosts the Central University Library. The institution was created at the initiative of King Carol I (read more about him here), who set up the University Foundation in 1891. The foundation was active until 1948, when it became the Central University Library.

Romania Insider
08 September 2010

Gheorghe Zamfir is a famous Romanian composer and pan flute musician who has received 90 golden and platinum discs, released over 200 albums and sold over 40 million recordings. He is known worldwide as “The Master of the Pan Flute”.

By Alexandra Fodor

Romania Insider
07 September 2010

Poet, translator, essayist, and lecturer, influenced by French surrealism and symbolism, Celan was born in Romania, he lived in France, and wrote in German. His parents were killed in the Holocaust; the author himself escaped death by working in a Nazi labor camp. "Death is a Master from Germany", Celan's most quoted words, translated into English in different ways, are from the poem 'Todesfuge' (Death Fugue).

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