Romania and the start of the Paris Peace Conference

In the search for international recognition of its union with Bessarabia, Bukovina, Banat and Transylvania, Romania found itself threatened by the new political current sweeping in from the east. The installation of bolshevism in Hungary in the spring of 1919 was a...

The principle of “self-determination” at the Paris Peace Conference

The “self-determination” principle brought into the discussion by President Woodrow Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference was a key concept, but one that wasn’t clearly defined, leaving room for interpretation. The Great War reshaped the whole world. Europe had lost...

How were the decisions being made at the Paris Peace Conference?

The greatest and most destructive war that mankind went through for four years (1914-1918) was followed by the largest peace conference in history. Powers great and small had to find a way to prevent such a conflict from happening in the future. The First World War...

The hunger in Romania between 1917 and 1918: “There is a great lack of food. The Germans take and take every day. Whole trains are heading day and night towards Germany”

The image of Romania during the German occupation is that of dying country. Bread was the basic food during the occupation for most of the urban population, but it was forbidden to sell it to the villages, being replaced with rations of 500 grams of hominy per person....

The Royal Family at Alba Iulia and Blaj, 1919. Queen Marie: “We finally arrived at Alba-Iulia, the town whose name has a special significance for any Romanian heart”

Returning from the Paris Peace Conference, Queen Marie, accompanied by King Ferdinand, their daughters and many important political and military figures started a tour of Transylvania. It was the first time the Royal Family visited Transylvania after the Great Union....

The hunger in Romania between 1917 and 1918: “There is a great lack of food. The Germans take and take every day. Whole trains are heading day and night towards Germany”

The image of Romania during the German occupation is that of dying country. Bread was the basic food during the occupation for most of the urban population, but it was forbidden to sell it to the villages, being replaced with rations of 500 grams of hominy per person....

The hunger in Romania between 1917 and 1918: “There is a great lack of food. The Germans take and take every day. Whole trains are heading day and night towards Germany”

The hunger in Romania between 1917 and 1918: “There is a great lack of food. The Germans take and take every day. Whole trains are heading day and night towards Germany”

The image of Romania during the German occupation is that of dying country. Bread was the basic food during the occupation for most of the urban population, but it was forbidden to sell it to the villages, being replaced with rations of 500 grams of hominy per person....

Romania and the start of the Paris Peace Conference

In the search for international recognition of its union with Bessarabia, Bukovina, Banat and Transylvania, Romania found itself threatened by the new political current sweeping in from the east. The installation of bolshevism in Hungary in the spring of 1919 was a...

The hunger in Romania between 1917 and 1918: “There is a great lack of food. The Germans take and take every day. Whole trains are heading day and night towards Germany”

The image of Romania during the German occupation is that of dying country. Bread was the basic food during the occupation for most of the urban population, but it was forbidden to sell it to the villages, being replaced with rations of 500 grams of hominy per person....