Alexandru Ciurcu
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Job / Known for: Inventor
Left traces: Reaction Engine
Date: 1854-01-29
Location: RO Șercaia, Făgăraș
Date: 1922-01-22 (aged 68)
Resting place: RO Bucharest
Death Cause: Natural Causes
Spouse: Speranța; Julietta Ecaterina
Children: Adela
Parent(s): Neculai Ciurcu; Polixenia
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Innovation through propulsion.
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Alexandru Ciurcu was a Romanian inventor and journalist, known for experimenting with the principle of the reaction engine. He was born on January 29, 1854, in Șercaia, Făgăraș, and passed away on January 22, 1922, in Bucharest. He was married twice, first to Speranța who passed away at a young age, and then to Julietta Ecaterina. He had a daughter named Adela. Ciurcu is recognized for his work alongside French journalist Just Buisson in inventing a reaction engine that used rocket propulsion. This invention was demonstrated on a boat on August 13, 1886, and envisioned for future air travel.
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