Famous Romanian Scientists

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 1 Nicu Ceausescu

Nicu Ceausescu
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: September 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Romanian
Died: September 26, 1996

 2 Nicolae Paulescu

Nicolae Paulescu
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: October 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Romanian
Died: July 17, 1931
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 3 George E. Palade

George E. Palade
Famous As: Cell Biologist
Birthdate: November 19, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Romanian
Died: October 7, 2008

Romanian-born Nobel Prize-winning cell biologist George E. Palade moved to the U.S. after World War II. He is best remembered for his discovery of the ribosomes of the endoplasmic reticulum. He used electron microscopy to study various cell structures and spent most of his life teaching at prestigious institutes.

 4 János Bolyai

János Bolyai
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 15, 1802
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Romanian
Died: January 27, 1860

 5 Ştefan Odobleja

Ştefan Odobleja
Birthdate: 1902 AD
Nationality: Romanian
Died: 1978 AD

 6 Ion Ghica

Ion Ghica
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: August 12, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Romanian
Died: May 7, 1897

 7 Ștefan Procopiu

Ștefan Procopiu
Famous As: Physicist, University teacher
Birthdate: January 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Romanian
Died: August 22, 1972
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 8 Ana Aslan

Ana Aslan
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: January 1, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Romanian
Died: May 20, 1988