Romanian dating traditions
During late Antiquity and Middle Ages, the major influences came from the Slavic peoples who migrated and settled south of the Danube; from medieval Greeks, and the Byzantine Empire; from the Hungarians; from the Germans, especially Saxon settlers in Transylvania as well as from several other neighboring peoples.
Romania's history has been full of rebounds: the culturally productive epochs were those of stability, when the people proved quite an impressive resourcefulness in making up for less propitious periods and were able to rejoin the mainstream of European culture.
Modern Romanian culture visibly reflects a tremendous amount of both Balkan and Eastern European influences.
With the arrival of Soviet Communism in the area, Romania quickly adopted many soviet influences, and Russian was also a widely taught in the country during Romania's socialist years.
This uprising was led by the Romanian revolutionary and militia leader Tudor Vladimirescu.