Alexandru Papiu Ilarian, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexandru Papiu Ilarian

Romanian lawyer

Date of Birth: 27-Sep-1827

Place of Birth: Gârbou, Sălaj County, Romania

Date of Death: 23-Oct-1867

Profession: lawyer, politician, historian

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Alexandru Papiu Ilarian

  • Alexandru Papiu-Ilarian (27 September 1827 – 23 October [O.S.
  • 11 October] 1877) was a Romanian revolutionary, lawyer and historian.Papiu Ilarian was born in Bezded (Hungarian: Bezdédtelek), Kingdom of Hungary (today part of Gârbou, Romania) on 27 September 1827.
  • His father was the Greek-catholic priest Ioan Bucur Pop, also a Romanian revolutionary, who was executed at Turda (Hungarian: Torda) by hanging, at 54 years old, by the Hungarian authorities in March 1849.
  • In 1832 he moved with his family to Budiu de Câmpie (Hungarian: Mezobodon), near Târgu Mure? (Hungarian: Marosvásárhely), the native village of his father.
  • where he attends the primary school.
  • In the autumn of 1838 he enters the Catholic secondary school in Târgu Mures.
  • He finished high school in Cluj (Hungarian: Kolozsvár).
  • He was active in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He was a founder and president of the Transylvania Society, between 1867 and 1874.
  • He was elected to the Romanian Academy in 1868.
  • As member of the Bar in Bucharest, he pleaded in court the case of the oxcart drivers from Giurgiu, in 1873.
  • He died in Sibiu (Hungarian: Nagyszeben) on 23 October 1877.

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