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Engineering series 5: Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Dictatorship in Romania
  3. Palace of the Parliament
  4. Epilogue

1. Introduction

In the early nineties we had a family from Romania as neighbors, very nice people of German descent who had recently emigrated to Southern Germany to settle in the periphery of Munich where I was growing up.

At that time I was old enough to grasp (at least vaguely) the significance of the historic events that had occurred in the then called Eastern Bloc (Ostblock) a couple of years before.

One after another communist …