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of a Transylvanian peasant from Bucerdea Grânoasă (Bucerdea Grânoasă, Alba) and his name was actually ''Trifu'', but he adopted the name ''Maiorescu'' in order to emphasize his kindship with Petru Maior. Being a theologian by trade (having studied in Blaj, Budapest, Vienna), Ioan Maiorescu proved to be a free thinker. He worked at a teacher in Cernăuţi, Craiova, Iaşi, Bucharest and he remained a bright personality of that epoch of formation for the Romanian modern educational system. Ioan Maiorescu became an inspector for the schools of Oltenia, then he worked as a teacher at the Central School of Craiova (National College Carol I from Craiova). During the Revolution of 1848 he strengthened the link between the Walachian and Transylvanian revolutionaries and he activated as an agent of the Interim Govern, near the German Dieta from Frankfurt. Meanwhile, his family, consisting of his wife, Maria, born Popasu and his two children, Emilia and Titu, travelled to Bucharest, Braşov, Sibiu and Blaj, staying in Braşov for a long while and there, the future critic attended grade fifth at the Romanian gymnasium. Settling in Vienna, Ioan Maiorescu wrote articles in the Austrian newspapers concerning Romanian and Romanians. Returning to Romania after the Union (Great Union Day), he became president of the ''Obşteasca Epitropie'' (The Public Trusteeship), then he worked as director of the Central Commission of the United Principalities, then he worked as a teacher at the Saint Sava National College, as director of Public Instruction Eforie and then as a teacher at the Superior School of Letters in Bucharest. DATE OF BIRTH 15 February 1840 PLACE OF BIRTH Craiova, Romania DATE OF DEATH 18 June 1917 Biography Born in Bucharest to a Saxon (Transylvanian Saxons) father and a Romanian mother of French (French people) origin, wikipedia:Craiova Commons:Category:Craiova


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