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List of notable or famous novelists from Romania, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Romania and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Romania. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Romanian novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Romania is included when available.

Everything from Mircea Cărtărescu to Mircea Eliade is included on this list.

This historic novelists from Romania list can help answer the questions "Who are some Romanian novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Romania?" These prominent novelists of Romania may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Romanian novelists.

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Alexandru Macedonski is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Novelists from Romania
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Alexandru Macedonski was a Wallachian-born Romanian poet, novelist, dramatist and literary critic, known especially for having promoted French Symbolism in his native country, and for leading the Romanian Symbolist movement during its early decades. A forerunner of local modernist literature, he is ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1854-1920)

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Profession: Literary critic, Journalist, Novelist, Civil servant, Translator, + more

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András Sütő is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Novelists from Romania
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András Sütő was an ethnic Hungarian writer and politician in Romania, one of the leading Hungarian writers in the 20th century. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1927-2006)

Birthplace: Hungary

Profession: Politician, Journalist, Novelist

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Andrei Codrescu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Novelists from Romania
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Andrei Codrescu is a Romanian-born American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for National Public Radio. He was the Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009. ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Europe, Transylvania, Sibiu County, Austria-Hungary, + more

Profession: Commentator, Poet, Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Road Scholar

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Andrei Oișteanu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Novelists from Romania
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Andrei Oișteanu is a Romanian historian of religions and mentalities, ethnologist, cultural anthropologist, literary critic and novelist. Specialized in the history of religions and mentalities, he is also noted for his investigation of rituals and magic and his work in Jewish studies and the ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Profession: Journalist, Novelist

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