Mihai Eminescu was born in 15 January
1850 at Botosani .
was the 7th of the 11 childs of Gheorghe Eminovici .
He spent his childhood at Botosasi and
Ipotesti in his parent's
house and outdoors ,in a total freedom in moves ,and touch with peple and
nature. Eminescu evoked this state with deep nostalgy in his later
poems : 'Fiind baiet' or
studies at the school
of Cernauti in the
1858-1866 period and
graduates the 4th grade the fift out of 82 people. After that he studi-
2 years in gimnasium ,and leaves school in 1863 ,comes back in 1850 and leaves
again in 1866.
Meanwhile Eminescu was hiered as a
functionary at diverse institutions in Botosani ,or
spends the time with the 'Tardini-Vladicescu'
The year 1866 is the first year in
Eminescu's literary activity.
January the same year his teacher Aron Pumnul died so his
students published a broshure named 'Lacramioarele invataceilor gimnazisti'
wich included the poem 'La mormantul lui Aron Pumnul' signed by Mihai
In 9 March 1866 he debutes in Iosif
Vulcan's magazine named 'Familia' with the poem 'De-as
vrea'. Iosif Vulcan changed Mihai
name to Mihai Eminescu .In the same year Eminescu published another
five poem in the 'Familia' magazine.
The poet made a journey on the root
Cernauti-Blaj-Sibiu-Giurgiu-Bucuresti since 1866 until 1869
,wich helped him to learn
more about the romanian people. In this period he worked at the
Theatre where he met I.L. Caragiale .He continued to write
the 'Familia' magazine ,and made some translations from German
From 1869 to 1872 he's a student at
Viena .There he met Ioan Slavici and Veronica Micle with who he starts a
From 1872 to 1874 he's an ordinary
student in Berlin.
studiing without intermitences but he didn't go to exams.
In 1877 he moves to Bucharest ,where until 1883 he's an editor
then a chief-editor at the 'Timpul' newspaper.
In 1883 ,stressed,
the poet gets very ill ,and he is hospitalized
doctor's Sutu hospital ,then at an institut near Viena. In December
book 'Poezii' was published.
Mihai Eminescu died in 15 June 1889 in
doctor Sutu's health house ,after six years of
He was burried in Bucharest ,at the Belu cemitery.