Tumarkin Ana Ester (1875 -1951)

She was born in a rich family of jews in Bessarabia. From 1892 she went to Switzerland where she studied at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Berne, in 1895 successfully supported the doctoral thesis on comparative analysis of the philosophical writings of Continue Reading

Natalia Keşcu – Obrenovici (1859-1941)

Natalia was born in Florence in 1859. She remained orphan and raised by her uncle Constantin Moruzi and his wife Princess Catinca. Natalia Keşco, only 16 years old, married Prince Milan Obrenovici in Belgrade’s cathedral on October 17, 1875. On March 6, 1882, Serbia became Continue Reading

Natalia Dadiani (1865-1903)

Princess Natalia Dadiani was born in a landowner’s family on the sides of Tighina. She studied at the Girls’ Private Gymnasium “B. Narodostavskaia “. Immediately after graduating from the gymnasium, she was invited to stay and take hours of geography. The title of the principy Continue Reading

Iulia Hașdeu (1869 -1882) – the girl with the golden pen

Iulia Hasdeu was born on November 14, 1869. At 6 years and 7 months, she wrote a novel about the life and deeds of Michael the Brave. At the age of eight she graduated from the primary school, already enjoying French, English and German, and Continue Reading

Efrosinia Cuza (1856-1910)

Efrosinia Cuza debuted on February 23, 1894, at the stage of Mariinskii Theater in Sankt Petersburg, playing Valentina’s role in “Hughenotii”. Another success was the participation at the Panaev Theater in St. Petersburg in the opera “Aida”. After this debut she was admitted to the Continue Reading

Cleopatra Hrșanovschi (1861-1939) – composer

Cleopatra Hrshanovschi (1861, Chisinau – March 15th, 1939, Chisinau) – lied singer, professor and composer. Graduates the Conservatory in Moscow, canto class (1882-1886), and coming back in Chisinau becomes a teacher and the founder of the Private Music School  “Clasa cantului individual” (“Class of individual Continue Reading

Baroness Iulia Gheiching (1858 -1935) – First Woman to open a Mixed School in Chisinau

Is finishing studies at the Institute of Noble Girls in Smolnai city in 1876. In 1892 (under the patronage of king’s sister – Xenia Alexandrovna), at the age of ten and after the death of her father, opens a kindergarten in the house of the Continue Reading

Arionescu-Baillayre Lidia (1880 – 1923)

Arionescu-Baillayre Lidia, (22.03.1880, Chisinau – 1923, Chisinau), painter. She had finished the Art School in Chisinau (V. Ocushko studio) and Academy of Arts in Saint-Petersburg (I. Dmitriev-Kavkazski studio, 1907), together with V. Doncev and A. Baillayre. She participated in exhibitions in Saint-Petersburg and Vilno (1903-1910), Continue Reading