Anghel Demetriescu

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Anghel Demetriescu

Anghel Demetriescu (Alexandria, Teleorman; October 5, 1847 - Karlovy Vary; July 18, 1903) was a Romanian historian, writer and literary critic, who became a member of the Romanian Academy in 1902.

Childhood and studies[edit]

Anghel Demetriescu was born on October 5, 1847 in Alexandria, district of Teleorman, Romania, then under the Ottoman Empire. He was the son of Dumitru Simion and Chrysanta Velleanu.