Lucian Blaga

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Date of Birth: 09/05/1895

Age: 65

Place of birth: Lankrem

Citizenship: Romania


Lucian Blaga born May 9, 1895 in the town of Alba County, Transylvania Lancry (Lancr & # 259; m, Alba). His father was a priest. He had not spoken to four years, and later wrote that he had spent the first years of `under the sign of the incredible lack slov`. In the poem `Avtoportret` (Self-Portrait), he described himself:` Lucian Blaga silent as lebed`. After his father`s death in 1909 his family moved to Sebes (Sebe & # 351;). In 1911, Lucian went to Italy, where he spent time in bookstores looking for books on philosophy, as well as visiting historical monuments.

He received his primary education in the small town of Sebes in the years 1902-1906, and then from 1906 to 1914 he studied at the School of the Metropolitan Andrei Saguna (Andrei & # 350; aguna) in Brasov (Bra & # 351; ov), where he lived under the care of Blaga relative Josef (Iosif Blaga), which proved to be the author of the first Romanian treatise on drama theory. At the outbreak of World War I, Lucian began to study Theology in Sibiu (Sibiu) and graduated from the Theological Institute in 1917. From 1917 to 1920 Blaga attended courses at the University of Vienna (University of Vienna), where he studied philosophy and biology and a PhD in the first discipline. In Vienna Blaga met with Bredeseanu Cornelia (Cornelia Brediceanu), who became his wife.

Back in Romania, combined (Romania), he became editor of Good magazine `Cultura` in Cluj (Cluj) and` Banatul` in Lugoj (Lugoj). In 1926, the young philosopher and journalist was involved in diplomatic activities and held diplomatic posts in series in Warsaw (Warsaw), Prague (Prague), Lisbon (Lisbon), Bern (Bern) and Vienna (Vienna). He was advisor to the press in Warsaw, Prague and Bern (1926-1936), Deputy Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1936-1938) and Minister Plenipotentiary of Romania in Portugal (1938-1939). In 1937 Blaga was elected a member of the Romanian Academy (Romanian Academy). His opening speech called `Elogiul satului rom & # 226; nesc` or` Eulogy Romanian derevne`.

In 1939 he became a professor of philosophy in the cultural city of Cluj University (University of Cluj), temporarily located in Sibiu after the Second Vienna Award, when Hungary (Hungary) departed northern part of Romania. In Sibiu Good, since 1943, editor of the journal `Saeculum`, which is published once a year.

In 1948, when the Socialists came to power, the benefit was fired and lost his professorship at the university. One of the most intelligent people of Romania, who had a variety of talents, was forced to work as a librarian in the Cluj branch of the Historical InstitutaRumynskoy Academy (History Institute of the Romanian Academy). Before 1960, the authorities allowed him to publish only translations.

In 1956, the Good was nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature (Nobel Prize for Literature) on the proposal of Bazil Munteanu (Bazil Munteanu), French literary critic of Romanian origin, and Italian philologist, professor Rosa del Conte (Rosa del Conte), but the idea seems to be, owned by Mircea Eliade (Mircea Eliade), Romanian writer, settled in the United States (United States). However, the communist government of Romania sent to Sweden (Sweden) the two emissaries, to protest the nomination because the authorities believed the Good idealist philosopher, and his poems were banned until 1962.

Lucian Blaga died of cancer on May 6, 1961 and was buried in his native Lankrame. Sibiu University today bears his name.

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