Narcisa Maria MITU
3rd Degree Scientific Researcher, PhD., “C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor” Institute for Research in Social Studies and Humanities from Craiova, of the Romanian Academy, Romania;
Published on December 4, 2018
Alexandru Manolescu, military carieer, was, over the years, physical education teacher at “Nicolae Filipescu” Military High-School from Dealu Monastery (1912–1916, 1922–1927) and, also, to the National Institute of Physical Education (1922–1927), under which he trained and led the military sportsman detachment, for the Inter-allied International Olympic Games, the Crown Domain administrator (15 februarie 1941 – 10 iulie 1942) and the Broşteni Crown Domain administrator, from Neamţ County, whose owner was Prince Nicolae. He, also, was a member of the Military High-School Sportive Club, obtaining, at the national championships from 1915, the title of national champion in the discus throwing competition; a component of the athletics team of Romania, to participate to the Inter-allied Military Games from Paris, in 1919; president and honorary president of Ski Romanian Federation, and royal counsellor on sport matters and an active member of “«Nicolae Filipescu» Military High-School Friends from Dealu Monastery” Association, then president of the Leading Committee of the Association (May 1945).
For his entire career, General Alexandru Manolescu was decorated with several orders and military medals. We are therefore mentioning: “The Honorary Sign” – for 25 years of service; “Reward for Working in Education” – with the rank of knight; “Star of Romania”, with the rank of officer; “Star of Romania with Spades” – as knight, “Sport Cultural Merit” Order – as knight class I (1931) and the “Badge of Honour” – class I offered by the Sport Federations Union from Romania (1939).
The Crown Domain, Alexandru Manolescu, administrator, activity, the first half of the 20th century.
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