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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

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George Pop Memorial House

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Phone0262 204958
AddressLoc. Basesti,124


Located in the mansion that belonged to the Unification High Court of Justice, Gheorghe Pop Memorial House was inaugurated on February 1, 1976. Built in the years 1885-1890, this was home to figures such as: Vasile Lucaciu, Vasile Goldis, Ion Ratiu, Theodore Mihali, as a reference point and meeting. Inhabited by his daughter Elena Pop Longin and her husband Francis Hossu Longin until 1940, the house was nationalized in 1948 and served as headquarters of the CAP and the Grain Storage. In the period 1970-1976 there were executed rehabilitation works, the organization of the museum was made in stages.

The life and work of George Pop de Basesti, his striving for the national unity of Romanians, was reconstituted by family documents, photographs, personal items. Cultural militant and well known feminist, his daughter, Elena Hossu Longin was outlined in the same manner.

Born on 1 August 1835, George Pop de Basesti is a descendant of a noble family, the son of Peter and Susane Pop de Turd. He attended school first in his native village, and studied high school in Baia Mare. Here he finished six classes then continue the last two classes, since 1852 at the high school cezaro - craiesc from Oradea. Following the success of the “bacalaureat” exam, on June 26th 1854, he joins the Law Academy of Oradea. Because the army is mobilized, in 1859, Gheorghe Pop doesn’t graduate because he is mobilized in the army. He will perform a number of functions: first-pretor , then judge to an “orfanal”, then at a “comitatens”, where he will enable many years, following his return home the following year. In 1860 he marries Mari Losonti, a noble descendant.

Since 1866 he participates in different events and actions organized by ASTRA-association set up to raise the national consciousness through the literacy of the Romanian people. The political and social situation of Romanians in Transylvania at that time was poor, especially after the establishment of the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy. Elected in 1872 as deputy in the Hungarian parliament, Gheorghe Pop de Basesti has run a fierce struggle for the national liberation for 9 years.

In 1887, a National Conference that took place in Sibiu in 1887, was meant to prepare a "Memorandum", that was to contain the complains of the Romanians versus their serious situation from a political and social point of view, that was to be presented to the emperor from Vienna.

The content of the Vienna Memorandum "Memorandum of Romanians in Transylvania and Hungary" was completed on May 26, 1892, it was a historical document made by the Romanian National Party that strongly protests against the imposed government system from Budapest. In the memorandum there were recorded all the abuses which the Romanians were subjected by the Austro - Hungarian Empire.

After the lawsuit against the authors of the Memorandum, George Pop de Basesti will join the delegation of "the 300" from May 26th 1892 and will be sentenced along with other leaders of the Romanian National Party. He was on top of the Romanian National Party, round the events related to World War I, as a supporter of the national rights cause of Romanians in Transylvania.

On December 14, 1918, in Alba Iulia, in the historic city of the Roman people, Gheorghe Pop de Basesti was elected president of the Great Assembly, and did the opening speech. "The great achievement of Mihai Viteazu’s dream of uniting all of those that speak the same language and religion, in a sole state called Romania”.

Access routes: the county road DJ 108D.

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