|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1912|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1989|
Monk Nicolae Steinhardt was born July 12, 1912. He was Jewish and mostly known for his "Happiness' Diary". His father was the famous Architect and Engineer Oscar Steinhardt. In 1934, he graduated from the Law and Literature School of the University of Bucharest. In the same year he published under the pseudonym of Antisthius the parody novel "The Same Way as Cioran, Noica, Eliade".
He refuses to join and to agree with the Communist Ideas and becomes a truck driver for a food shop during the Communist Regime occupation of Romania, until he had a serious car accident. Following the pleas of numerous friends, he re - entered the literary activity again. In 1980, he became an Eastern Orthodox Monk. He passed away on March 30, 1989, before witnessing the Romanian Revolution against Communism.
Rohia Orthodox Monastery
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Sep 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29956350
Added: Oct. 12, 2008
Rest Now, In Eternal Peace, Dearest Monk Nicolae !|
Added: Sep. 21, 2008