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Constantin Brâncusi

Sculptor, painter and photographer.

Considered a pioneer of modernism, one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern sculpture.

Nadia Comaneci

Gymnast.

Winner of three Olympic gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event.

Angela Gheorghiu

Soprano.

Since her professional debut in 1990, she has performed in leading roles of several operas at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, London’s Royal Opera House, the Vienna State Opera, Milan’s La Scala, and many other opera

George Emil Palade

Cell biologist.

Described as “the most influential cell biologist ever”; in 1974 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine. The prize was granted for his innovations in electron microscopy and cell fractionation which

Gheorghe (George) Muresan

Basketball player.

At 7 feet 7 inches (2.31 m), he is one of the two tallest players in NBA history. He is the tallest man in Romania and second tallest living person in the European Union. He played for

George Enescu

Composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher.

The author of Romanian Rhapsody and Romania’s most important musician. Pablo Casals described Enescu as “the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart” and “one of the greatest geniuses of modern music”.

Ilie “Nasty” Nastase

Tennis player.

Former world No. 1 professional tennis player, one of the world’s top players of the 1970s. He is one of the five players in history to win more than 100 ATP professional titles (58

Alexandra Nechita

Painter.

Cubist painter and philanthropist. She was dubbed the “Petite Picasso” by the media and the art community and is widely acclaimed for her paintings and vision of art. Alexandra has been a guest on The

Gheoghe Hagi

Soccer player.

Considered one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe during the 1980s and 1990s and the greatest Romanian footballer of all time. He played for Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Galatasaray Istanbul, Brescia and Steaua

Gheorghe Zamfir

Pan flute musician.

Known for playing an expanded version of the traditional Romanian-style pan flute (nai) of 20 pipes to 22, 25, 28 and 30 pipes to increase its range, and obtaining as many as eight