Notable Alumni

The list of our most prestigious former students includes:

 Ion MAGHERU (1921), diplomat

Nicolae CIORĂNESCU (1922), mathematician

Radu ȚIȚEICA (1922), physicist

Grigore MOISIL (1923), mathematician, member of The Romanian Academy

Nelu CIORANESCU (1924), poet

Mircea ELIADE (1925), philosopher, historian of religion, writer, member post-mortem of The Romanian Academy

Valeriu PAPAHAGI (1926), historian

Arșavir ACTERIAN (1928), attorney and publicist

Barbu BREZIANU (1928), attorney, art historian and poet

Alexandru ELIAN (1928), Byzantinologist, member of The Romanian Academy

Constantin NOICA (1928), philosopher, member post-mortem of The Romanian Academy

Nicolae TEODORESCU (1928), mathematician, member of The Romanian Academy

Corneliu AXENTIE (1929), physician

Alexandru CIORĂNESCU (1929), philologist, corresponding honorary member of The Romanian Academy

Nicolae STEINHARDT (1929), philosopher

Ioan JUVARA (1930), physician, honorary member of The Romanian Academy

Virgil STEFANESCU-DRĂGĂNEȘTI (1930), philologist

Dinu ERBICEANU (1932), valedictorian, journalist

Ionel FUHN (1933), biologist

Alexandru TEODOREANU (1934), philologist

Gheorghe BRATESCU (1934), physicist

Gheorghe MOISIL (1934), physicist

Nestor IGNAT (1936), philosopher and poet

Gheorghe I. FLORIAN (1937), valedictorian Summa Cum Laude, highest results at national level in the Baccalaureate exam

Octavian CAPATANA (1938), valedictorian, PhD, law degrees (Paris and The Hague)

Radu PATRULIUS (1938), architect

Georges-Robert MINDEN-CAPUTINEANU (1939), valedictorian, graduation with honours, postgraduate activity in the USA

Liviu KAVASI (1940), musicologist

Dinu PILLAT (1940), writer

Sergiu CUNESCU (1941), engineer and politician

Dan BERINDEI (1941), historian, member of The Romanian Academy

Adrian POPESCU-NECSESTI (1942), engineer, former MP

Radu-Alexandru DIMITRESCU (1944), geologist, member of The Romanian Academy

Paul CERNOVODEANU (1945), historian, honorary member of The Romanian Academy

Petru CREŢIA (1945), philologist

Dan RADULESCU (1947), geologist, member of The Romanian Academy

Andrei COMBINESCU (1951), physician, university professor

George TEODORU (1951), inventor (Germany)

Andrei FIRICA (1954), physician, university professor

Nicolae-Șerban TANASOCA (1959), philologist, historian

Radu-Mircea DAMIAN (1960), engineer, former Secretary of State

Alin SAVU (1960), biochemist, valedictorian with the highest grade in all subjects (10), former member of the national basketball team

Ioan-Victor BRUKNER (1961), physician, former minister

Petru POPESCU (1962), writer and film critic (USA)

Eugen BRATUCU (1963), physician, university professor

Stefan ANDREESCU (1964), historian, university professor

Costin CAZABAN (1964), composer (France)

Matei CAZACU (1964), historian, university professor (France)

Ioana DIACONESCU (1965), poet

Bedros HORASANGIAN (1965), engineer and novelist

Dinu RĂDULESCU (1965), sculptor

Andrei-Gabriel PLEȘU (1966), philosopher, university professor, former minister

Mircea ROGALSKI (1967), physicist, university professor at several European and American universities

Iuliana BĂJENARU (1969), the first editor in chief of the post-war series of Vlastarul magazine

Gabriele BOIA (1970), married name Burducea, biophysicist, university professor

Cezar BUGA (1974), Military Magistrate, General, President of the Bucharest Military Court of Appeal

Iulian BUGA (1976), valedictorian, diplomat, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mihai-Dan CARAMIHAI (1978), university professor

Ileana CONSTANTINESCU (1983), PhD in Medicine

Nicolae SCHIOPU (1983), university career (USA)

Corneliu COSOVANU (1985), three times a national contest winner in history, attorney 

Andrei FRUMUSANU (1986), hero, killed during the miners' storming of Bucharest in September 1991

Daniel LICU (1988), hero, killed during the Revolution of December 1989

Cosmin OPREA (1989), hero, killed during the Revolution of December 1989 (the Otopeni massacre)

Andrei PARCANSCHI (1989), hero, killed during the Revolution of December 1989

Nicolae-Vladimir MARES (1989), mathematician, sociologist, economist, university professor in the USA

Oana POPA (1993), national contest winner, valedictorian, cultural anthropologist, university professor in France

Cristian NITA (1993), twice a winner of the national contest in history, university degrees in History and Politics, high school textbook author

Roxana DONCU (1995), winner of a national school contest, valedictorian, poet; at present teacher of future contest winners

Milena Corina Ana HORVAT (1995) Head of Legal, Orange, Romania

Cristian IFTODE (1997) valedictorian, PhD in Philosophy, university professor and author of, among other books, The Metaphor and the Metaphysical Discourse

Liviu PLESOIANU (1998) graduate of the Philosophy and Journalism Department of the Law School, Bucharest; Senior Manager with a Romanian-German company

Cătălin RUSU(1998) Creative Director & Managing Partner Rusu & Bortun Brand Growers

Aura MUȘAT(1998) pilot,  AIRBUS commander, Tarom, România

Liliana-Gabriela DIACONU (1999), national and international Biology contest winner; physician

Gabriel RISTEA (1999) national and international contest winner; collaborator of the Cervantes Institute

Alina SOPARLS (1999) national contest winner, Hispanist

Ana-Maria-Carla POPESCU (2000), international contest winner (Italy), valedictorian; Summa Cum Laude Baccalaureate; member of the Department of Classical Studies, University of Bucharest

Ana-Maria SIMON (2000) editor in chief of Vlăstarul

Mihaela Narcisa ARAMBASA (2000), lecturer, Mathematisch Naturwissenschaftlische Facultat, Universitat Potsdam, Germany

Vlad COPIL (2001), national contest winner in Romanian language and literature; mathematician, doctoral student

Cristina STANCA-MUSTEA (2001) twice a national contest winner in Romanian language and literature, postgraduate studies in Germany

Cristian MATEI (2002) debut poem in Vlăstarul; author of a bilingual (Romanian and English) book of poems; physician

Veronica PIETREANU (2004) national contest winner in Romanian language and literature, university degrees in economics and mathematics