writers Famous Authors from Romania

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List of the most popular authors from Romania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Romanian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Romanian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list contains authors like Iosif Constantin Drăgan and Corneliu Coposu.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Romania?" and "Who are the best Romanian authors?"

For further information on these historic Romanian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Romanian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Joseph M. Juran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Joseph M. Juran Quality-control handbook, Case studies in industrial management, Bureaucracy

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Carmen Firan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Carmen Firan Inhabited words, The farce, Puterea cuvintelor

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Elie Wiesel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Elie Wiesel Night, The Gates of the Forest, Day

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Mircea Eliade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Mircea Eliade Romanul adolescentului miop, Bengal nights, Le Sacré et le Profane

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Eugène Ionesco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Eugène Ionesco Rhinoceros, Exit the King, The Lesson

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Lucian Blaga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Lucian Blaga Poems of light, Gîndirea românească în Transilvania în secolul al XVIII-lea, Trilogia culturii

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Tristan Tzara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Tristan Tzara Handkerchief of Clouds, Le surréalisme et l'après-guerre, L'Egypte^! Face à Face

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Liviu Rebreanu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Liviu Rebreanu Ion, Both, Forest of the Hanged

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Andrei Codrescu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Andrei Codrescu Christopher Felver: The Importance of Being, New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

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Hermann Oberth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Hermann Oberth The Moon Car, Man Into Space, The Electric Spaceship

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Mihai Eminescu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Mihai Eminescu Proză literară, Dorința, Luceafărul

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Panait Istrati is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Panait Istrati Viața lui Adrian Zografi, Ciulinii Bărăganului, Kodin^! Kindheit des Adrian Zograffi

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Gellu Naum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Gellu Naum Teribilul interzis, Întrebătorul, My Tired Father

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Marin Sorescu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Marin Sorescu Céramique, Norii, Censored poems

The Best Tennis Players from Romania

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Mihail Sadoveanu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Mihail Sadoveanu The Hatchet, Ochi de urs, Frații Jderi

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Emil Cioran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Emil Cioran Drawn and Quartered, Précis de décomposition, La tentation d'exister

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János Mattis-Teutsch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Romania

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Herta Müller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Herta Müller The Land of Green Plums, Der Fuchs war damals schon der Jäger, The Appointment

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Richard Wagner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Richard Wagner Götterdämmerung, Tannhäuser, The flying Dutchman

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Grigore Vieru is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Grigore Vieru Izvorul şi clipa, Metafore albastre, Trei iezi

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Gregor von Rezzori is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Gregor von Rezzori The death of my brother Abel, Der arbeitslose König, Der Schwan

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Nadia Comăneci is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Nadia Comăneci Letters to a Young Gymnast

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Alexander Isaakovich Gelman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Romania

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Ion Iliescu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ion Iliescu Romania in Europe and in the world, Fragmente de viață și istorie trăită, Revoluția trăită

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Gherasim Luca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Gherasim Luca Héros-Limite, L'Extrême-Occidentale, Ce Château Pressenti

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Alexandru Macedonski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Alexandru Macedonski Cartea de aur, Nuvele, Bronzes

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Nicolae Ceaușescu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Nicolae Ceaușescu Nicolae Ceausescu^! speeches and writings, Socialist humanism, Report during the joint solemn session of the CC of the Romanian Communist Party^! the National Council of the Socialist Unity Front and the Grand National Assembly: Marking the 60th anniversary of the creation of a Unitary Romanian National State

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Gheorghe Zamfir is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Gheorghe Zamfir Naiul - geneză^! evoluție și semnificație, Dincolo de sunet - Au-dela de la son, Blessing and Curse

The Best Olympic Athletes from Romania

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Mircea Cărtărescu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Mircea Cărtărescu Nostalgia, Cincizeci de sonete de Mircea Cărtărescu cu cincizeci de desene originale de Tudor Jebeleanu, Ruletistul

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Ilarie Voronca is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ilarie Voronca Mic manual de fericire perfectă, Restrişti, Zodiac

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Lajos Zilahy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Lajos Zilahy The deserter, L'ange de la colère, The angry angel

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Emil Isac is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Romania

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Octavian Paler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Octavian Paler Viața pe un peron, Umbra cuvintelor, Viața ca o coridă

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Marcel Janco is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Marcel Janco Marcel Janco

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Nicolae Steinhardt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Nicolae Steinhardt Diary of Happiness, The Path to Hesychasm, Geo Bogza^! a Poet of Effects^! Exaltation^! the Grandiose^! Solemnity^! Exuberance and the Pathetic ^!

The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Ion Creangă is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ion Creangă Childhood Memories, Selected works of Ion Creangǎ and Mihai Eminescu, Popa Duhul

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Bella Spewack is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Bella Spewack Kiss Me^! Kate, My Three Angels, Boy meets girl

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Ion Luca Caragiale is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ion Luca Caragiale Kir Ianulea, O noapte furtunoasă, În vreme de război

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Ion Minulescu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ion Minulescu Versuri. Hedoniştii. Vol. I, Spovedanii, Bărbierul regelui Midas sau Voluptatea adevărului

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Roman Vlad is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Roman Vlad Cadenze michelangiolesche, Ricercare elettronico, Storia della dodecafonia

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Norman Manea is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Norman Manea On Clowns: The Dictator and The Artist, Casa melcului, Întoarcerea huliganului

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Camil Petrescu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Camil Petrescu The Last Night of Love^! The First Night of War, Mitică Popescu, Act venețian

Famous Romanian Inventors List

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Radu F. Alexandru is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Radu F. Alexandru Tsunami, Teatru 7, Buna zi de mîine

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George Călinescu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
George Călinescu Otilia's Riddle, Poetry, Theatre

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Ionel Teodoreanu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ionel Teodoreanu Masa umbrelor, În casa bunicilor, Inima

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Nichita Stănescu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Nichita Stănescu Măreţia frigului, Opere imperfecte, 11 elegii

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Vasile Alecsandri is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Vasile Alecsandri Legende, Opera poetică, Despot-Vodă

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Dan Teodosiu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Dan Teodosiu End-to-end fault containment in scalable shared-memory multiprocessors

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Sașa Pană is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Sașa Pană Atentat la bunele tabieturi. Hârtii lipite. Frontispiciu poema Lumina în relief, Poeme şi poezii, Răbojul unui muritor

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Ion Pillat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Romania
Ion Pillat Visări păgâne, Umbra timpului, Versuri. Simboliştii. Vol. III