Titu Maiorescu

Politician

1840 – 1917

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Who was Titu Maiorescu?

Titu Liviu Maiorescu was a Romanian literary critic and politician, founder of the Junimea Society. As a literary critic, he was instrumental in the development of Romanian culture in the second half of the 19th century.

A member of the Conservative Party, he was Foreign Minister between 1910 and 1914 and Prime Minister of Romania from 1913 to 1914. He represented Romania at the Peace Conference in Bucharest that ended the Second Balkan War. In politics as in culture he favoured Germany over France. He opposed Romania's entry in World War I against Germany, but he nevertheless refused to collaborate with the German army after it had occupied Bucharest.

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Born
Feb 15, 1840
Craiova
Also known as
  • Titu Liviu Maiorescu
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Nationality
  • Romania
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Education
  • University of Paris
  • Theresianum
Lived in
  • Craiova
Died
Jun 18, 1917
Bucharest

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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