Volume: Vol4, Issue 4/2015

Published on: Dec 2015

Contains 16 articles

Book review: “Iaşi University - Brevis Historia”






1Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică şi Inginerie Nucleară “Horia Hulubei”



On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Iaşi University (1860 – 2010), the „Al. I. Cuza” University” of Iaşi, the oldest of Romania, edited for the use of Romanians a small booklet in 7 languages (roumanian, french, english, italian, german, spanish and russian), and also for foreign guests and visitors of the University, visitors of the University, which present a short history of the University, with a lot of photos, including eminent professors and their laboratories. It should be emphasized that Iaşi was the capital city of Moldavia beteween 1564-1859, one of the two capitlals cities of the Union of Principalities (Moldova and Valachia), between 1959-1862, and the capital city of Romania between 1916-1918. Some first events in Iaşi, importants for the Romanian history: 1600 – Michel the Brave declare in Iasi, for the first time. the Political Union of the three states: Moldavia, Valachia and Transylavnia; 1816 – the first spectacle in the romanian language organized by Gheorghe Asachi; 1828 – the first school in romanian language; 1834 – the first museum of Romania: the Natural History Museum of Iasi; 1834 - the first monument in the romanian states; the obelisk with lions in the Copou garden; 1840 – the first National Theater “The Copou Theater”; 1848 – Iasi was the beginning of 1848 revolution which extended after in the whole romanian teritories; 1876 – the first Jewish Theater in the world, established by Avram Goldfaden; 1912 – George Emil Palade was born in Iasi, the Nobel Prize winner for medicine and physiology (1974), as americam citizen; 1918 – the first memorial house in Romania :”Bojdeuca” of the famous roumanian writer Ion Creanga. The booklet demonstrate that the foundation of Iaşi University was a strategic political act for the development of the future of the young roumanian state just after the Union of Principalities of Moldova and Valachia in 1859.



Iaşi University, Romanian education




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