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Memorial House "T. Vladimirescu"show map
About Memorial House "T. Vladimirescu"

Tudor Vladimirescu (1780- 1821) was a Wallachian revolutionary hero, the leader of the Wallachian uprising of 1821 and of the Pandur militia.
Tudor was born in village Vladimir, Gorj County (in the region of Oltenia) in a family of landed peasants, in 1780. At the age of 12, he was sent to Craiova, in service to boyar Ioan Glogoveanu, where he would later learn rhetoric, grammar and the Greek language.

The revolution of 1821, organized and led by Tudor Vladimirescu, begins on 23 January, with the reading of the famous Proclamation, continue with the strengthen of monasteries in northern Oltenia (Tismana, Motru, Strehaia) and with the organization of the training camp at Tantareni. On March 4, Tudor reached Slatina with 6000 footmen and 2000 horse riders. In March 21, he installed his fight camp at Cotroceni camp, in Bucharest. In April 1821, under the heading "The Demands of the Romanian people", Tudor Vladimirescu makes known, the real Tudor Revolution program, and to protect the country from Turkish occupation, tries to obtain the eterists withdrawal.

Contact and information:

Address: Vladimir, Gorj, Romanian
Phone: +4 0253.212.044

Opening hours:

Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00
Monday: Closed


Adults: 3 lei
Children: 1.5 lei

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