Abraham Baratz
Abraham Baratz (14 September 1895, Bessarabia – 1975, Paris) was a Romanian–French chess master. In 1924, Baratz took 2nd, behind Eugene Znosko-Borovsky, in Paris. In 1925, he tied for 1st with Vital...
Leonid Dimov
Leonid Dimov (born January 11, 1926, in Izmail, Bassarabia, which was part of Romania at the time; d. December 5, 1987, in Bucharest) was a Romanian postmodernist poet and translator.The son of Nadejd...
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Union of Bulgarians in Pridnestrovie
The Union of Bulgarians in Pridnestrovie, also calling itself the Historical and Human Rights Center of Bulgaria, is a non-governmental organization based in Transnistria (official shortform name: Pri...
Aleksandar Malinov
Aleksandar Pavlov Malinov (Bulgarian: Александър Павлов Малинов) (3 May 1867 – 20 March 1938) was a leading Bulgarian politician who served as Prime Minister on three occasions. He was born ...
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Bessarabian Jews
The history of the Jews in Bessarabia.
Jews are mentioned from very early in the Principality of Moldavia, but they did not represent a significant number. Their main activity in Moldavia was comm...
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Bessarabian Bulgarians
The Bessarabian Bulgarians (Bulgarian: бесарабски българи, besarabski bǎlgari, Romanian: bulgari basarabeni) are a Bulgarian minority group of the historical region of Bessarabia, inhabiting p...
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Robert Frimtzis
Robert Frimtzis - Born 1930, Robert Frimtzis, the author of From Tajikistan to the Moon – a memoir, lived in Bălţi formerly Bessarabia, now Moldova.In June 1941, at the age of eleven his peaceful town...
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Lia van Leer
Lia van Leer (Hebrew: ליה ון ליר‎, née Greenberg; August 8, 1924 - March 13, 2015) was a pioneer in the field of art film programming and film archiving in Israel. She was the founder of the...
Grigore Singurel
Grigore Singurel (born Yefim Krimerman, 1923) is a Bessarabian journalist.
Grigore Singurel (Yefim Krimerman) was born in Bălţi, in 1923. He graduated from the Philological Faculty of Moldova Stat...
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Boris Dorfman
Boris (Boruch) Mendelevich Dorfman Russian: Борис (Борух) Менделевич Дорфман Yiddish: באָריס (ברוך) דאָרפמאַן; born 23 May 1923, in Cahul, Bessarabia) was a Jewish public figure, writer, schol...
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Iurie Leancă
Iurie Leancă ([ˈjuri.e ˈle̯aŋkə]; born October 20, 1963) is a Moldovan politician who was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 2013 until 2015. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integratio...
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Lee Krasner
Lee Krasner (October 27, 1908 – June 19, 1984) was an influential American abstract expressionist painter in the second half of the 20th century. She is one of the few women artists to have had a retr...
Eliezer Steinbarg
Eliezer Steinbarg (Shtaynbarg; 18 May 1880–27 March 1932) was a Romanian teacher and Yiddish poetic fabulist.He was born in Lipcani, Bessarabia and became a teacher in Bessarabia and Volhynia. In 1902...
Alexander Schmidt (politician)
Alexander Schmidt (1879–1937) was a Romanian politician, mayor of Chişinău between 1917 and 1918. He was a son of Carol Schmidt.
Boris Anisfeld
Boris Israëlevich Anisfeld (1878–1973) was a Russian-American painter and theater designer.
1878 - October 2. Boris Israelevich (Srulevich) Anisfeld is born in Bieltsy, in the Bessarabia Governora...
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David Solomon Eibenschutz
David Solomon Eibeschutz (Hebrew: דוד שלמה אייבשיץ) (alternate English: David Shlomo Eibeschitz) was born in Ozerjany, Ukraine in 1755.
His father's name was Yerachmiel. He was a Russian-born rabb...
Srul Bronshtein
Srul Bronshtein (Yiddish: סראָל בראָנשטײן‎; ca. 1913–1943) was a Romanian and Soviet Yiddish-language poet.
Srul Bronshtein was born into a Jewish baker's family in the village of ...
Ştefan Balmez
Ştefan Balmez (born 1882) was a Bessarabian politician.
Before the World War I, although working as Armaments Minister, Ştefan Balamez was in civil service. He served as Member of the Moldovan Par...
Hannah Lamdan
Hannah Lamdan (Hebrew: חנה למדן‎, born Hannah Lerner on 5 January 1905, died 10 April 1995) was a Bessarabian-born Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for several left-w...
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Bessarabia Germans
The Bessarabia Germans (German: Bessarabiendeutsche, Romanian: Germani basarabeni) are an ethnic group who lived in Bessarabia (today part of Moldova and Ukraine) between 1814 and 1940. Betwee...
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Jacob Schulz
Jacob (Jake) Shulz (October 12, 1901 – August 14, 1983) was a Canadian farmer and politician as well as the father-in-law of Governor General Ed Schreyer.Shulz was born in Friedensthal, a Bessarabia G...
Ben Gold
Benjamin Gold (1898–1985) was an American labor leader who used his Communist party base to control the International Fur Workers Union. He was president of the International Fur and Leather Workers ...
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Idel Ianchelevici
Idel Ianchelevici (5 May 1909 – 28 June 1994) was a Russian-born Romanian and Belgian sculptor and draughtsman.
Born to Jewish parents in Leova, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, he left Romania f...