Ground breaking Romanian discoveries

Since many of you do not know much about Romania, I would like to speak about some of the important discoveries that were made by Romanians in time.

  1. Insulin by Nicolae Paulescu , wiki:
  2. The Cholera Vaccine by Ioan Cantacuzino , wiki:
  3. The first anti-diabetic treatment by Nicolae Paulescu
  4. The first geriatric therapy by Ana Aslan , wiki:
  5. The first oil refinery in the world, invented by brothers Teodor and Marin Mehedinteanu in 1857 , wiki: (use Google Translate, is in Romanian)
  6. The pen was invented in Romania first, by Petrache Poenaru , wiki:
  7. The first European city with electric lightning was Timisoara on November 12, 1884 , wiki:
  8. The first flight with a machine heavier than air, by Traian Vuia , wiki:
  9. The first jet engine invented by Traian Vuia
  10. The first 10 in the history of gymnastics by Nadia Comaneci , wiki :
  11. The first number 1 in world tennis by Ilie Nastase , wiki :
  12. The inventor of the Voronet blue color , wiki:
  13. Dracula, the story based on Vlad the Impaler , wiki:

From the list above, most probably 90% of the people that do not know nothing about Romania, will recognize only Nadia Comaneci and Ilie Nastase, because even Dracula is not recognizable as it was a story written by Bram Stoker, a british author.

Romania means much more, stay tuned for more articles related to this beautiful country.

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