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Petre Ispirescu

Petre Ispirescu (January 183021 November 1887) was a Romanian printer and publicist. Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ...


Born in Bucharest, his parents wanted him to be a priest and he was entrusted to study with a monk at the Metropolitan Church, after he studied with a priest at the Doamna Bălaşa Church. Status Capital of Romania Mayor Adriean Videanu, since 2005 Area 228 km² Population (2003) 1,929,615[1] Density 9131. ...


He quit in 1844 and became a worker at the Carcalchi printing house and later at the Capainig printing house. He was sentenced to one month in prison after publishing the corespondence of Nicolae Vogoride.


Ispirescu became the director of the Naţional and Românul printing houses. He founded, together with Goebl Carol, the printing house Lucrătorilor Asociaţi and then he became the owner of the Academiei Române printing house.


He is especially known for his collections of Romanian folk stories.

  • Ţăranul român (1862, "The Romanian Peasant")
  • Legendele şi basmele românilor (1874, "Romanian Legends and Tales")
  • Isprăvile şi viaţa lui Mihai Viteazu (1876, "Works and Life of Mihai Viteazu")
  • Snoave şi Poveşti populare (1879, "Popular Anecdotes and Stories")
  • Poveştele unchiaşului sfătos (1879, "Stories of a talkative old man")
  • Pilde şi ghicitori (1880, "Examples and riddles")
  • Basme, snoave şi glume (1883, "Tales, Anecdotes, and Jests")
  • Jucării şi jocuri de copil (1885, "Children's Toys and Games")
  • Poveşti morale. Despre pomul Crăciunului (1886, "Moral Stories. About the Christmas Tree")

Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazul) (1558 - August 9, 1601), Prince of Wallachia (1593-1601), of Transylvania (1599-1600), and of Moldavia (1600), one of the greatest Romanias national heroes, who united for the first time the three Romanian principalities under his rule. ...

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  • Dimitrie R Rosetti (1897) Dicţionarul contimporanilor, Editura Lito-Tipografiei "Populara"

 
 

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