Victor Eftimiu

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Victor Eftimiu
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Born 24 January 1889
Boboshticë, Albania
Died 27 November 1972 (aged 83)
Bucharest, Romania
Viktor Eftimiu on a 1999 Albanian stamp

Victor Eftimiu (24 January 1889 – 27 November 1972) was a Romanian poet, playwright of Aromanian origin, and a contributor to Sburătorul, a Romanian literary magazine. His works have been performed in the State Jewish Theater of Romania.

In 1913, Eftimiu emigrated from Albania to Romania, where he found work as a theatre manager. He published several books of poetry, and wrote comedies and satirical pieces for the theatre. He also wrote a volume of Romanian fairy tales, and several children's books. He wrote also criticisms and articles for numerous magazines.


  • Înşir'te mărgărite, play, 1909
  • Poemele singurătăţii, poem, 1912
  • Napoleon, play, 1914
  • Sfârşitul pămȧntului, 1922
  • Odă limbii române, poem, 1958
  • Minciuni terestre, poem, 1961
  • Poezii, poem, 1964
  • Omul care a văzut moartea, play
  • Cocoşul negru, play