Roșiorii de Vede (Romanian pronunciation: [roʃiˌorij de ˈvede]; sometimes Roșiori de Vede or, in old versions, Rușii de Vede) is a city in Teleorman County, Romania. Located in the Wallachia region, it is one of the oldest cities in the country. It was first mentioned in a document which dates back to 1385, when the city was visited by two German pilgrims who were returning from Jerusalem and stopped for a few days in a town they called Russenart.
Several Romanian personalities were born in and around the city, such as Iulian Miu, Radu Grămăticu, Alexandru Depărățeanu, Gala Galaction, Petru Bellu, Zaharia Stancu, Marin Preda and Viorica Dăncilă.
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