Tudor Arghezi

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Birthday
21, 1880
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Jul 14, 1967 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1880
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Jul 14, 1967 (87)

About

An important Romanian poet and children's author of the Twentieth Century, he is best known for works such as Flori de Mucigai and Poarta Neagra. His works are associated with both the symbolist and the poporanist movements.

Before Fame

He published his first poems in the mid-1890s. During the early 1900s, he lived in a monastery for four years.

Trivia

He suffered from severe sciatica during the World War II years.

Family Life

He married a woman named Paraschiva; the couple had a daughter named Mitzura.

Associated With

He and George Cosbuc were fellow Romanian poets.