Carol Schmidt

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Carol Schmidt
Carol Schmidt 2016 stamp of Moldova.jpg
Schmidt on a 2016 stamp of Moldova
Mayor of Chișinău
In office
1877–1903
Preceded by Clemante Șumanski
Succeeded by Leopold Siținski
Personal details
Born (1846-06-25)25 June 1846
Bălți, Moldova
Died 9 March 1928(1928-03-09) (aged 81)
Chișinău, Moldova
Spouse(s) Maria Cristi
Relations Ioan V. Cristi (father-in-law)
Children 5, including Alexander Schmidt (1879–1937)
Alma mater Odessa University

Carol Schmidt (German: Karl-Ferdinand Alexander Schmidt;[1] 25 June 1846 – 9 March 1928) was an Imperial Russian politician in what is now Moldova. He served as mayor of Chișinău (1877–1903). He was a Bessarabian German and is considered one of the best mayors Chișinău ever had.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Placă comemorativă pe zidul primăriei orașului Chișinău
  2. ^ "Bustul lui Carl Schmidt, inaugurat la Chișinau. "A fost cel mai bun primar din istoria capitalei"". Protv.md. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ (in Romanian)

    ... orașul nostru n-a avut niciodată un primar ca neîntrecutul Carol Schmidt.

    — Pavel Cuzminschi, ,,Din amintirile lui Pavel Cuzminschi", în revista ,,Viața Basarabiei", 1934, nr. 9.
  4. ^ "Un bust al fostului primar al Chișinăului, Carol Schmidt, a fost dezvelit în capitală". Publika .Md. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Kovarski, Brighita (1997). Enciclopedie. Chișinău. Chișinău: Editura Museum. 
  • Colesnic, Iurie (2005). Basarabia necunoscuta, vol. VI. Chișinău: Editura Museum. 
  • Brescanu, Iulian (2013). "Karl Schmidt – Geschichte eines deutschen Humanisten aus Bessarabien". Jahrbuch der Deutschen aus Bessarabien. 64: 201–204.