Traian Vuia | Inventor

Traian Vuia | Inventor

Name Traian Vuia
Profession Inventor
Date of Birth 1872-08-07
Place of Birth Romania
Age 78 yrs
Death Date 1950-09-03
Birth Sign Leo

About Traian Vuia

Romanian inventor who became known for his early experiments with fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.

Early Life Experience of Traian Vuia

He went to Paris in search of a sponsor for his aeronautical experiments, but few believed that a machine heavier than the air could fly.

Trivia Info

He never achieved the result he was hoping for–sustained flight–but his aircraft experiments did inspire other inventors and aviators to try out their own aircraft designs.

Family Life and Relationship

He grew up in a small Romanian village, which was later renamed in his honor.

Close Associates

His supporters claimed that he preceded Wilbur and Orville Wright in the successful flying of an airplane.

Traian Basescu

Traian Basescu

Name Traian Basescu
Profession World Leader
Date of Birth 1951-11-04
Place of Birth Murfatlar,
Romania
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Scorpio

About Traian Basescu

Romania’s fourth president who took office in 2004 and governed through two impeachment referendums to win re-election in 2012.

Early Life Experience of Traian Basescu

He was the mayor of Romania’s capital, Bucharest, where he rid the city of a plague of stray dogs and improved its lighting and water infrastructures.

Trivia Info

He was dismissed from office in 2007, but a popular referendum re-confirmed him in office; this happened again in 2012.

Family Life and Relationship

He was born near the port city of Constanţa, the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea.

Close Associates

He supported George W. Bush’s war in Iraq, to which he supplied a contingent of Romanian troops, and talked of Bucharest-London-Washington axis.