History of Bucharest
The history of Bucharest covers the time from the early settlements on the locality's territory (and that of the surrounding area in Ilfov County) until its modern existence as a city, capital of Wall...
History of Bucharest - Wikipedia
Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theater left in Europe
The Romanian Revolution (1989)...When An Oppressed People Had Enough The Winds Of Change Move Quickly.
No matter what system is in place the winds of change tumble fast when people had enough. This took place in Romania in 1989 as the revolution spread through Eastern Europe and the Berlin Wall collaps...
The World's Heaviest Building in Bucharest and more
We've seen a lot of superlatives in our four years as global nomads, but in Bucharest we met up with a unique one: the world's heaviest building. During the 1980s dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu decided Ro...
Brâncovenesc style
The Brâncovenesc style, also known as Wallachian Renaissance and Romanian Renaissance, is an art and architectural style that evolved during the administration of Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu in the ...
Brâncovenesc style - Wikipedia
History of the Russo-Turkish wars
The Russo-Turkish wars were a series of wars fought between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire between the 16th and 20th centuries. It was one of the longest series of conflicts in European his...
History of the Russo-Turkish wars - Wikipedia
Regulamentul Organic
Regulamentul Organic (Romanian name, translated as Organic Statute or Organic Regulation; French: Règlement Organique, Russian: Органический регламент, Organichesky reglament) was a quasi-constitu...
Regulamentul Organic - Wikipedia
1848 Wallachian revolution
The Wallachian Revolution of 1848 was a Romanian liberal and nationalist uprising in the Principality of Wallachia. Part of the Revolutions of 1848, and closely connected with the unsuccessful revolt ...
1848 Wallachian revolution - Wikipedia
Sectors of Bucharest
The Municipality of Bucharest (the capital of Romania) is divided into six administrative sectors (sectoare in Romanian), each of which has their own mayor and council, and has responsibility over loc...
Sectors of Bucharest - Wikipedia
History of the Jews in Romania
The history of the Jews in Romania concerns the Jews both of Romania and of Romanian origins, from their first mention on what is present-day Romanian territory. Minimal until the 18th century, the si...
History of the Jews in Romania - Wikipedia
Curtea Veche
Curtea Veche (the Old Princely Court), built as a place or residence during the rule of Vlad III Dracula in 1459. Archaeological excavations started in 1953, and now the site is operated by the Muzeul...
Curtea Veche - Wikipedia
Decline of the Ottoman Empire
During the period of decline and modernization of the Ottoman Empire (1828–1908), the empire faced challenges in defending itself against foreign invasion and occupation. The empire ceased to enter co...
Decline of the Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia
Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania
Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theater left in Europe
September 1991 Mineriad
September 1991 Mineriad was a political action and physical confrontation between the miners of Jiu Valley and Romanian authorities that led to the resignation of the Petre Roman government. Led by Mi...
September 1991 Mineriad - Wikipedia
The World's Heaviest Building in Bucharest and more
We've seen a lot of superlatives in our four years as global nomads, but in Bucharest we met up with a unique one: the world's heaviest building. During the 1980s dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu decided Ro...
Vilna Troupe
The Vilna Troupe (Yiddish: Vilner trupe ווילנער טרופע; Lithuanian: Vilniaus trupė; Polish: Trupa Wileńska; Romanian: Trupa din Vilna), also known as Fareyn Fun Yiddishe Dramatishe Arti...