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„Polish and Romanian women who changed the world"

19 September - 30 November 2019

From September 19 until November 30, a walk on the street 31st August, 1989 will bring you face to face to an outdoor exhibition displayed on the fence of the National Museum of History of Moldova, which gatheres together the fascinating stories of 34 women who had the courage to changes their country, Europe and the world.

„Polish and Romanian women who changed the world" shows personalities that are known to some extent to the general public. Among the protagonists of the exhibition - 17 Polish and 17 Romanian women - are fighters for independence and women's rights, as well as pioneers in the field of science or sport. Thanks to their determination and moral strength, we live a better life today.

The exhibition was made by the Polish Institute in Bucharest on the occasion of the Centenary of the regaining of the Independence of Poland and the Great Union of Romania in 2018. The exhibition fits well in the context of celebrating the Women's Rights Year which proclaimed by the Polish parliament on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Polish women obtaining full voting rights.


Independent Moldova
Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic
Bessarabia and MASSR between the Two World Wars
Bessarabia and Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in the Period between the Two World Wars
Revival of National Movement
Time of Reforms and their Consequences
Abolition of Autonomy. Bessarabia – a New Tsarist Colony
Period of Relative Autonomy of Bessarabia within the Russian Empire
Phanariot Regime
Golden Age of the Romanian Culture
Struggle for Maintaining of Independence of Moldova
Formation of Independent Medieval State of Moldova
Era of the
Great Nomad Migrations
Early Middle Ages
Iron Age and Antiquity
Bronze Age
Aeneolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Palaeolithic Age


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