Spanish flu in the Romanian press of 1918

Even though the whole world had suffered since the spring of 1918 of the ravages caused by the Spanish flu it barely made headlines in the issue of October 9, 1918 of the “Epoca” newspaper. Penned under a pseudonym and included in the popular section “Moments and...

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1917- The Bulgarians rob the Romanian Academy

In 1917, the whole of Muntenia was forced to go into exile, in Iași, leaving behind many assets and valuable goods. Among them were many important documents of the Romanian Academy. This time, however, the Germans were not guilty of theft, but the Bulgarians and it...

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The elections of June 1918: «The Marghiloman Parliament»

Following the toppling of the first Averescu cabinet (January 29-March 4, 1918), King Ferdinand I was forced to entrust the formation of a new executive to Alexandru Marghiloman, a conservative politician and avowed Pro-German, with the hope that he would be able to...

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