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ROMANIAN PERSONALITIES. Why is the Romanian state so important for the other nations?. Do you know ?! Ok I will tell you in the next slide a lot of things about Romania and his important people. Romanian writers. MIHAI EMINESCU (1850 - 1889) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • ROMANIAN PERSONALITIES

  • Do you know ?!Ok I will tell you in the next slide a lot of things about Romania and his important people.

    Why is the Romanian state so important for the other nations?

  • MIHAI EMINESCU (1850 - 1889) was a romantic poet, novelist and journalist, often regarded as the most famous and influential romanian poet.

    Eminescu was an active member of the Junimea literary society and he worked as an editor for the newspaper "The Time", the official newspaper of the Conservative Party (18801918).

    His first poems volume was published when he was 16 and he went to Viena to study when he was 19. Romanian writers

  • Romanian writersThe Mihai Eminescu statue located in Copou Garden,IasiThe MIHAI EMINESCU manuscripts, containing 46 volumes and approximately 14,000 pages.

    Notable works include "Evening Star", Ode in Ancient Meter, and the five Letters (Epistles/Satires).

    In his poems he frequently used metaphysical, mythological and historical subjects.

    In general his work was influenced by the German philosopher Artur Schopenhauer.

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    Ion Creanga (1837-1889) was aMoldavian-bornRomanianwriter. A main figure in 19th centuryRomanian literature, he is best known for hisChildhood Memoriesvolume, hisnovellasandshort stories, and his manyanecdotes. Creang's main contribution tofantasyandchildrens literature includes narratives structured around eponymous protagonists (Harap Alb", Ivan Turbinc", Danil Prepeleac", Stan Pitul"), as well asfairy tales indebted to conventional forms (The story of the Pig", The Goat and Her Three Kids", The Mother with Three Daughters-in-Law", The Old Mans Daughter and the Old Womans Daughter").

  • Romanian musiciansGeorge Enescu (18811955) was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor and teacher.Many of Enescu's works were influenced by Romanian folk music, his most popular compositions being the two Romanian Rhapsodies, the opera Oedipe, and the suites for orchestra. He also wrote five symphonies (two of them unfinished), a symphonic poem Vox maris, and much chamber music (three sonatas for violin and piano, two for cello and piano, a piano trio, two string quartets and two piano quartets, a wind decet (French, "dixtuor"), an octet for strings, a piano quintet, and a chamber symphony for twelve solo instruments).

  • Romanian musiciansDinu Lipatti (19171950) was a classical pianist and composer. In 1932 he won prizes for his compositions: a Piano Sonatina, and a Sonatina for Violin and Piano. That year he also won a Grand Prize for his symphonic suite Les Tziganes.He gave his first concert, at the cole Normale, on 20 May 1935. However, three days before the concert, Paul Dukas died; in memory of Dukas, Lipatti's first piece at his concert, and the piece he first publicly performed as an adult pianist.

  • Romanian musiciansCiprian Porumbescu (18531883) was a composer, conductor, violinist, and pianist. He was among the most celebrated Romanian composers of his time; his popular works include New Moon, Three Colours, Song for the 1st of May, Ballad for violin and piano, and Serenade. In addition, he composed the music for On our flag Union is spelled, which was used for Albania's national anthem, Hymni I Flamurit. His work spreads over various forms and musical genres, but the majority of his work is choral and operetta. Ciprian Porumbescu wrote poetry, lyrics and press articles, and actively participated in the public cultural life.

  • Romanian paintersNicolae Grigorescu (18381907) was one of the founders of modern Romanian painting. He was also a writer. actively participated in the public cultural life. He studied in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Under the influence of the movement, Grigorescu looked for new means of expression and followed the trend of en plein air painting, which was also important in Impressionism.Some composition: Michael the Brave dropping the flag, Young Gypsy girl, The Return from the Fair etc.

  • Romanian paintersNicolae Tonitza (1886 1940)was a painter, engraver, lithographer, journalist and art critic. Drawing inspiration from Post-impressionism and Expressionism. Most of his works are serene in tones, in contrast with those expressing Tonitza's involvement in social issues. They proposed a classical aesthetical ideal, viewing art as a treasurer of spiritual values. This message is most obvious in his Northen Dobruja landscapes, his still life studies, the portraits of clowns, young women and children. The so-called "Tonitza eyes", both point-shaped and expressive, are a characteristic trait in his children portraits.

  • Constantin Brncui (1876 1957), was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. As a child he displayed an aptitude for carving wooden farm tools. Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His abstract style emphasizes clean geometrical lines that balance forms inherent in his materials with the symbolic allusions of representational art. Romanian sculptors

  • Romanian sculptorsFamous Brncui works include the Sleeping Muse (1908), The kiss (1908), Prometheus (1911), Mademoiselle Pogany (1913), The Newborn (1915), Bird in space (1919) and The column of the infinite, popularly known as The Endless Column (1938). Considered the pioneer of modernism Brncui is called the Patriarch of Modern Sculpture.

  • Romanian Football PlayerGheorghe HagiGheorghe Hagi born 5 February 1965 is a former Romanian footballer. He was famous for his passing, close control, long shots and was regarded as one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe during the 1980s and 1990s and is considered the greatest Romanian footballer of all time.He played for the Romanian national team in three World Cups in 1990, 1994 and 1998, as well as in three European Football Championships in 1984, 1996 and 2000. He won a total of 125 caps for Romania.Hagi is one of the few footballers to have played for both the Spanish rival clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. He plays at: Farul Constanta, Sportul Studentesc, Steaua, Real Madrid, Brescia, FC Barcelona and Galatasaray.Teams Managed: Romania National Team, Bursaspor, Galatasaray, Politehnica Timisoara, Steaua Bucuresti and again Galatasaray.

  • Romanian Football Player Helmuth DuckadamHelmuth Robert Duckadam born 1 April 1959 is a retired Romanian footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He was dubbed "the hero of Seville" due to his heroics in the 1986 European Cup Final, won by his main club, Steaua Bucuresti. Was also between the posts for the 1986 European Cup final against Fc Barcelona, which was played in Seville, on 7 May 1986. Amazingly, he saved four consecutive penalty shots in the shootout being the first one to do so in an official European competition.

  • Lucian ButeLucian Bute (born February 28, 1980) is a Romanian professional boxer, currently based in Montreal, Canada. Bute is the current IBF Super Middleweight champion. BoxRec has ranked Bute as the 8th pound for pound best boxer in the world and number 1 at the Super Middleweight in 2011. As an amateur, Bute won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Houston, Texas and the Gold Medal at the 2001 Francophone Games.Lucian Bute turned pro in 2000.He is still trained by Stephane Larouche, who also trained Leonard Doroftei.

  • Leonard DorofteiLeonard Dorin Doroftei also known as Leonard Dorin, though his surname is Doroftei; born 10 April 1970is a Romanianformer boxer, the WBA Lightweight World Champion from 5 January 2002 to 24 October 2003. In 1997, Doroftei became a professional boxer, signing with the Canadian club Interbox. On 5 January 2002 he won the WBA world lightweight title, winning in a split decision over Argentinian boxer Raul Horacio Balbi 112-115, 114-113, 115-112.

  • Ilie NastaseIlie Nastase born in 1946, is a Romanian former professional tennis player, one of the world's top players of the 1970s. Nastase was the World No. 1 tennis player between 1973 and 1974. He is one of the five players in history to win more than 100 ATP professional titles (57 singles and 45 in doubles). He won seven Grand Slam titles: two in singles, three in men's doubles, and two in mixed doubles. He also won four Masters Grand Prix year end championship titles and seven Championship Series titles (197073) the precursors to the current Masters 1000. In 2005, Tennis magazine ranked him as the 28th-best player of the preceding forty years.

  • Nadia ComaneciNadia Elena Comneci born in 1961,is a gymnast, winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and one of a few gymnasts ever to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. She is also the winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics. She is one of the best-known gymnasts in the world. In 2000 she was named as one of the athletes of the century by the Laureus World Sports Academy. She has also been inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

  • Gheorge Muresanborn February 14, 1971), also known as Ghita or George, is a retired Romanian professional basketball player. He played professionally in the French league with Pau-Orthez during the 199293 season and was an instant hit with fans. He played in the NBA from 1993 to 1994 showing signs of a promising career that was derailed by injuries. Outside basketball, Muresan has dabbled in acting, playing the title character in 1998 feature film My Giant starring comedian Billy Crystal. Muresan plays a ventriloquist in rap artist Eminem's breakout video "My Name Is". He has appeared in commercials for Snickers candy bars, and sports television network ESPN.

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