Titu Maiorescu, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Titu Maiorescu

Romanian literary critic, writer and politician

Date of Birth: 15-Feb-1840

Place of Birth: Craiova, Dolj County, Romania

Date of Death: 18-Jun-1917

Profession: lawyer, politician, diplomat, literary critic, philosopher, philologist

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Titu Maiorescu

  • Titu Liviu Maiorescu (Romanian: ['titu majo'resku]; 15 February 1840 – 18 June 1917) 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 1912 to 1913.
  • 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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