Sunday, September 28, 2008

Constantin Stere

Constantin G. Stere or Constantin Sterea (Russian: Константин Егорович Стере, Konstantin Yegorovich Stere or Константин Георгиевич Стере, Konstantin Georgiyevich Stere; Moldovan Cyrillic: Константин Стере; also known under his pen name Şărcăleanu; June 1, 1865 – June 26, 1936) was a Romanian jurist, writer, politician, ideologue of the Poporanist trend, and, in March 1906, co-founder of the Viaţa Românească literary magazine (together with Garabet Ibrăileanu and Paul Bujor — the latter was afterwards replaced by the physician Ioan Cantacuzino).[1]Constantin Stere became was professor of Administrative and Constitutional law at the University of Iaşi, serving as its rector between 1913 and 1916. He is also remembered for his partly-autobiographical novel În preajma revoluţiei (literal translation: "On the Eve of the Revolution" — in reference to the Russian Revolution of 1917).
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