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Ilie Murgulescu

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Ilie Murgulescu (Cornu,Orodel, 27 january 1902 -. Bucharest, 28 October 1991) was a Romanian physical chemist. He was president of the Romanian Academy (1960–1963) and Minister of Education (1953–1956 and 1960–1963).He founded the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Romanian Academy where he presided until 1977.His investigations on physical chemistry covered a broad realm. Among main results can be cited those he got on molten salts electrochemistry. He did doctoral work on Copper thiosulfate complex photochemistry under Fritz Weigert in Leipzig as adviser.
His son participated in manifestations of support towards the Hungarian revolution in 1956.[1] This event affected Murgulescu’s position in the government. After a while he was reinstated at the ministry of Education.
He was elected honorary member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.[2] He authored a series of didactic books in 7 volumes on Physical chemistry called Introduction to Physical Chemistry printed between 1976-1984.

Victor Piţurcă

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Victor Piţurcă (born 8 May 1956 in Orodel, Dolj County) is a former football striker, and former manager.

Piţurcă was one of the prolific strikers of Steaua Bucureşti, being one of the team’s top scorers – he scored 137 goals in 174 league games. During their European Cup winning season, Piţurcă scored five goals in nine games, including one of the fastest goals ever scored in an official football game – the goal scored in the 36th second of the game against Budapest Honvéd.He joined Universitatea Craiova as a youth in 1970, aged 14, and four years later he was loaned to Dinamo Slatina, a club from Romania’s Liga II, in order to gain more experience, before being called back to Craiova in 1975, making his debut for the team in November that year. As he was not used much by Universitatea, Piţurcă left the club in 1977 to join Pandurii Târgu Jiu and then FC Drobeta Turnu-Severin, from where he was signed by FC Olt, thus returning to play in Liga I. In 1983 he was requested by Steaua, helping the club to reach its highest peak in European football.Piţurcă won with Steaua the European Cup in 1986, the European Supercup in 1987, and was semifinalist in the same competition losing to Benfica in 1988. During the 1988-89 season the team reached again the European Cup final, but loses to Milan. As for domestic performances, Piţurcă won the championship with Steaua Bucureşti five times and the Romanian Cup four times. Citeste restul articolului »