Deacon PhD., The Holy Synod Archives;
Niculae M. Popescu was an important Romania theologian and Church historian. He studied history in Vienna and he was remarked by professor Nicolae Iorga, the most important Romanian historian. The young deacon Popescu taught at Iorga’s Summer University in Valenii de Munte. In 1925, he became member of the Romanian Academy, with the support on Nicolae Iorga. Later, Father Popescu taught Prince Michael religion and he was appreciated by the King Carol II. After the communists came into power, Father Popescu was expelled from The Romanian Academy. In 1990, after the fall of the communist regime, he was rehabilitated by the Romanian Academy.
Niculae M. Popescu, priest, The Romanian Academy, Church history, Nicolae Iorga.