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Bălăceanu is a commune in Buzău County, Muntenia, Romania. It is composed of a single village, Bălăceanu.
Most of the adult population, about 1800 people, work in agriculture. The village derives its name from a local landlord, Nicolae Bălăceanu, who lived in the early 20th century.
Buzău County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region Muntenia, with the capital city at Buzău.
A commune is the lowest level of administrative subdivision in Romania. There are 2,686 communes in Romania. The commune is the rural subdivision of a county. Urban areas, such as towns and cities within a county, are given the status of city or municipality.
Gheorghe Lazăr, born and died in Avrig, Sibiu County, was a Transylvanian, later Romanian scholar, the founder of the first Romanian language school in Bucharest, 1817.
Boldești-Scăeni, often spelled Boldești-Scăieni, is a town in Prahova County, southern Romania. Located about 15 km north of Ploiești, it is an important oil-extraction center. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia.
Ciobanu is a commune in Constanța County, Northern Dobruja, Romania.
Zanea or Zanya is a neighborhood/village in the commune of Ciurea, Iași County, Romania. It is on the eastern side of the Ciurea train station and is inhabited by Roma from the Churari and Kalderash castes.
Vlad Georgescu (1937–1988), Romanian historian, was the director of the Romanian-language department of Radio Free Europe between 1983 and 1988.
Maria Rusescu is a Romanian painter.
Ion Bălăceanu was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from January 30, 1876 until March 31, 1876 during the existence of United Principalities. Bălăceanu is considered one of the most active foreign ministers who promoted closer alliances of Romania with Great Britain and France rather than with Germany and Russia.
Scăieni Phalanstery was a utopic experimental community (phalanstery) created in 1835–36 by Romanian boyar Teodor Diamant in the town of Scăieni, Prahova County, Wallachia based on the ideas of the French socialist Charles Fourier. The experiment was forcefully closed down by the authorities.
Grigore T. Popa was a Romanian physician and public intellectual. Of lowly peasant origin, he managed to obtain a university education and become a professor at two of his country's leading universities. An anatomist by specialty, Popa worked on popularizing modern science, reforming the medical and higher education systems, and, in war hospitals, as a decorated and publicly acclaimed practitioner. His work in endocrinology and neuromorphology was valued abroad, while at home he helped train a generation of leading doctors.
Francisc Iosif Rainer was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian pathologist, physiologist and anthropologist. From an immigrant family, he earned early recognition for his experimental work in anatomy, and helped reform Romanian medical science. He spent much of his youth training himself in anatomical pathology and the various areas of natural science, gaining direct experience as a microbiologist, surgeon, and military physician. With teaching positions at the University of Iași and the University of Bucharest, where he established specialized sections, Rainer became a noted promoter of science and an innovator in his field. He notably favored and introduced the anatomical study of "functional structures", and was in particular preoccupied with issues pertaining to ontogenesis and kinesiology. An intellectual influence on several generations of doctors, his wife was Marta Trancu-Rainer, Romania's first female surgeon.
Râmnicu Sărat County is one of the historic counties of Muntenia, Romania. The county seat was Râmnicu Sărat.
The equestrian statue of Carol I is a monument in Romania, situated in the central zone of Bucharest, on Calea Victoriei.
The second cabinet of Lascăr Catargiu was the government of Romania from 11 March 1871 to 30 March 1876.
The Patriarchal Cross of Romania is the highest Romanian Orthodox ecclesiastical decoration, established in 1925 by Patriarch Miron Cristea.
Constantin Bălăceanu-Stolnici is a Romanian neurologist.
Ioana Bălăceanu is a Romanian footballer who plays as a forward for Olimpia Cluj and the Romania women's national team.