Pitești

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modern period

, it completely absorbed ''Târgul din Deal''). While Pitești was commonly designated as a high-ranking town, a village of Pitești was still mentioned as late as 1528, which led some historians to conclude that the village and urban area coexisted within the same boundaries. Early Modern period thumb Pitești, Câmpulung (File:Pitesti, Curtea de Arges, Campulung (Cantacuzino map).PNG) and Curtea de Argeș


national success

since the early 1990s, he finally attained national success in the late '90s with the help of a Romanian TV show dedicated to manele. References August 6, 2005 Nicolae Dobrin (Nicolae Dobrin Stadium) Pitești, Romania FC Argeș Pitești '''Pitești''' is a city in southern Romania. Get in By train There are frequent trains from Bucharest (including three Rapid type trains) and Craiova. Get around See


important part

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brăila

, with branches in Brăila and Râmnicu Vâlcea). There are 17 secondary education institutions, including two main high schools—the Ion Brătianu National College (Ion Brătianu National College (Pitești)) (founded 1866) and the Zinca Golescu National College. There are also 20 primary schools, 23 kindergartens and 10 nursery schools. ''General Schools, High

miasto wspolpraca_z_zagranica miasta_partnerskie.aspx?page 13 ''Twinning Agreement'' at the Bydgoszcz city official site. The agreement was signed on 22nd June 2007 * Toulouse, France In September 1866, the Romanian Parliament voted for the construction of a 915 km railway, from Vârciorova in the south to Roman (Roman, Romania) in the north, via Pitești, Bucharest, Buzău, Brăila, Galați and Tecuci, all important population

an important connection for passengers and freight between several significant Wallachian and Moldavian cities. In September 1866, the Romanian Parliament voted for the construction of a 915 km railway, from Vârciorova in the south to Roman (Roman, Romania) in the north, via Pitești, Bucharest, Buzău, Brăila, Galați and Tecuci, all important population centres. The price for the construction was at that time 270,000 gold francs per kilometre


time fighting

străini'' , at the Pitești Cultural Center; retrieved July 17, 2007 Around that time, fighting occurred in and around the town as the new prince Radu Șerban clashed with the Ottomans and their Crimean Khanate allies. Constantin Șerban financed the building of the Orthodox (Romanian Orthodox Church) Saint George Church, completed in 1656. ref name "gcalin


important connection

an important connection for passengers and freight between several significant Wallachian and Moldavian cities. In September 1866, the Romanian Parliament voted for the construction of a 915 km railway, from Vârciorova in the south to Roman (Roman, Romania) in the north, via Pitești, Bucharest, Buzău, Brăila, Galați and Tecuci, all important population centres. The price for the construction was at that time 270,000 gold francs per kilometre

and was contracted to the German Strousberg consortium. The line was opened in various stages, the first stage (Pitești–Bucharest–Galați–Roman) being opened to traffic on 13 September 1872, while the Vârciorova–Pitești segment was opened some time later, on 9 May 1878. The Vârciorova-Roman line was an important part of Romania's rail infrastructure because it spanned the entire Kingdom and provided an important connection for passengers and freight between several significant Wallachian and Moldavia


century multiple

that he was planning to abandon the common cause. Vladimirescu was captured in the nearby locality of Băilești and executed soon after, on orders from Alexander Ypsilantis (Alexander Ypsilantis (1792-1828)). William Harrison Ainsworth, "The Russians in Wallachia", in ''The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist'', Vol. 91, 1851, p.33 D2 Late 19th and early 20th century


loyalty creating

by the Securitate secret police and overseen by Alexandru Nicolschi; its goal was to psychologically destroy the capacity for outside attachment and outside loyalty, creating the brainwashed ''New Man'' prototype of Leninism. Cioroianu, p.317 The program was canceled after some five years. At a trial held in 1953-1954, twenty-two inmate-participants were sentenced, with sixteen being condemned to death for their role in the experiment. Cioroianu, p.318


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important political

Princes until the 18th century. From the 19th century and until the interwar period, it was an important political center for the National Liberal Party (National Liberal Party (Romania)) and the main residence of the Brătianu family of politicians. During the early stages of the communist regime (Communist Romania), it was one of the main sites of political repression, with the Pitești prison becoming home to an experiment in brainwashing techniques. Geography The city

Pitești

'''Pitești''' ( ) is a city in Romania, located on the Argeș River. The capital and largest city of Argeș County, it is an important commercial and industrial center, as well as the home of two universities. Pitești is situated on the A1 freeway (A1 freeway (Romania)) connecting it directly to the national capital Bucharest, being an important railway junction, with a classification yard in nearby Bălilești. The city houses the Arpechim oil refinery (Arpechim Refinery), and is a marketing center for the automotive industry (Automotive industry in Romania), in particular Automobile Dacia.

Inhabited since prehistoric times (Prehistory of the Balkans ) but first mentioned in the 14th century, it developed as a trading town in northern Wallachia, serving as an informal residence for various Wallachian Princes (Rulers of Wallachia) until the 18th century. From the 19th century and until the interwar period, it was an important political center for the National Liberal Party (National Liberal Party (Romania)) and the main residence of the Brătianu family of politicians. During the early stages of the communist regime (Communist Romania), it was one of the main sites of political repression, with the Pitești prison becoming home to an experiment in brainwashing techniques.

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