A literary community extremely active in the 1970s in Romania.
Romanian-born writer Herta Muller was granted the Nobel Prize in 2009, also putting the Banat Action Group into the limelight.
Herastrau, one of the lakes in the north, and the surrounding plots of land covering a surface area of 110 hectares were drained so as to create a very large park.
Following the union of the principalities of Moldavai and Wallachia, Ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza implemented radical reforms with the help of his wife, Elena Cuza.
Evidence of monetary circulation in and around Bucharest goes back before the city’s first mention in historical records in 1459.
The early history of telephony in Romania
Ion Heliade Radulescu is considered one of the founding fathers of Romanian modern culture
Hosted today by a neo-Gothic palace built in the first half of the 19th century, the museum was founded in 1921.
A short history of one of Bucharest's iconic buildings.
After acceding to the throne of the Romanian Principalities in 1866, King Carol I set out to turn Bucharest into a modern capital.
One of the emblematic buildings of mid 19th Century Bucharest
Bucharest had several stations, important landmarks in Bucharest’s daily life.
Emil Racoviţă was one of the first biologists in the world to research flora and fauna in Antarctica.
The early 19th century Bucharest simply lacked town planning.
With the development of science in the 19th Century, the Romanian capital city Bucharest saw the emergence of institutions devoted to observing the sky and the movements of stars.
Nicolae Coculescu's name is tied to the Astronomical Observatory in Bucharest.
1927 was a crucial year in Romania's political history, when democracy entered a period of crisis.
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The European Commission urges Romania to carry on with the anti-corruption fight.
At the end of last week, Romanian boxer Cristian Ciocan defended his WBO heavyweight belt.
A look at the performance of the car market in 2016 and its evolution in 2017.
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