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  2. Târgu Mureș - Wikipedia

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    Târgu Mureș [a] ( / ˌtɜːrɡuː ˈmʊərɛʃ, ˌtɪər -/, Romanian: [ˈtɨrɡu ˈmureʃ] ( listen); Hungarian: Marosvásárhely [ˈmɒroʃvaːʃaːrhɛj] ( listen)) is the seat of Mureș County in the historical region of Transylvania, Romania. It is the 16th largest Romanian city, with 134,290 inhabitants as of the 2011 census. It lies on ...

  3. Nicolae Ceaușescu - Wikipedia

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    Nicolae Ceaușescu ( / tʃaʊˈʃɛskuː / chow-SHESK-oo, Romanian: [nikoˈla.e tʃe̯a.uˈʃesku] ( listen); 5 February [ O.S. 23 January] 1918 [1] – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian communist politician and dictator. He was the general secretary of the Romanian Communist Party from 1965 to 1989, and the second and last Communist leader of ...

  4. Romania in World War II - Wikipedia

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    e. Following the outbreak of World War II on 1 September 1939, the Kingdom of Romania under King Carol II officially adopted a position of neutrality. However, the rapidly changing situation in Europe during 1940, as well as domestic political upheaval, undermined this stance. Fascist political forces such as the Iron Guard rose in popularity ...

  5. 7 Up - Wikipedia

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    7 Up Bottling Company building in Portland, Oregon (1976) 7 Up was created by Charles Leiper Grigg, who launched his St. Louis –based company The Howdy Corporation in 1920. [1] Grigg came up with the formula for a lemon-lime soft drink in 1929. The product, originally named "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda", was launched two weeks before ...

  6. Romania in World War I - Wikipedia

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    The Kingdom of Romania was neutral for the first two years of World War I, entering on the side of the Allied powers from 27 August 1916 until Central Power occupation led to the Treaty of Bucharest in May 1918, before reentering the war on 10 November 1918. It had the most significant oil fields in Europe, and Germany eagerly bought its ...

  7. Catholic Church - Wikipedia

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    The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with 1.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2019. As the world's oldest and largest continuously functioning international institution, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.

  8. Bran Castle - Wikipedia

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    Elevation. 2,500 feet (760 m) Owner. Archduke Dominic of Austria-Tuscany. Bran Castle. Bran Castle ( Romanian: Castelul Bran; German: Schloss Bran; Hungarian: Törcsvári kastély) is a castle in Bran, 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Brașov. It is a national monument and landmark in Transylvania. The fortress is on the Transylvanian side of ...

  9. ARCAspace - Wikipedia

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    arcaspace .com. Romanian Cosmonautics and Aeronautics Association ( Romanian: Asociația Română pentru Cosmonautică și Aeronautică ), also known as ARCAspace, is an aerospace company based in Râmnicu Vâlcea, Romania. [1] It builds rockets, high-altitude balloons, and unmanned aerial vehicles.