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"Gheorghe Ionescu Şişeşti" Museum

Museum code7425052
Name "Gheorghe Ionescu Şişeşti" Museum
Addressstr. Principală
Postal code227455
Telephone0252-384144, 0252-384003
E-MAIL addressraducanmarianion @ yahoo.com
AccessDN70, 30 km from Drobeta Turnu Severin, opposite to the Town Hall.
Time tableon demand
DirectorRăducan Marian Ion
Collection(s)Şişeşti, located along the middle course of the river Coşuştea, is known today because of the exceptional quality of the clay for pottery and due to illustrious scientists who were born here. Academician Gheorghe Ionescu Şişeşti (1885 - 1967) is one of those who left Şişeşti-Mehedinti to become the second Romanian with of PhD title in agricultural sciences, obtained in 1911 from the University of Jena. Since 1912, his research study results contributed to the improvement and modernization of Romanian agriculture at that time. In 1935 he became a member of the Romanian Academy. Gheorghe Ionescu Şişeşti was agriculture minister in four stages: 1931 - 1932, 1937 , 1938, 1939 - 1940. During the last ministerial term he added social buildings to his native village: school, health centre, town hall, and agricultural centre. In gratitude for his reputation and work, local factors supported the rehabilitation of a building founded by Gheorghe Ionescu-Şişeşti 1939, the clinic, which today is the depositary of an ethnographic collections gatheres by Florin Dragolici (1942 - 2008) sală de clasă din anul 1940, biroul şi biblioteca lui Gheorghe Ionescu Şişeşti, descendant of a family of builders and collectors from Ciovârnăşani (a village of Şişeşti commune) and many personal items of the scientist donated by a family member, Vlad Ionescu Şişeşti.
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