Ernest Broşteanu (1869 – 1932)

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General during the First World War, he was one of those who fought and resisted in Dobrogea in the autumn of 1916, being wounded and decorated for his courage; after returning to the front, he took the command of the 11th Infantry Division, with which he participated in the battle of Marasesti. Also at the head of the 11th Infantry Division he entered in Bessarabia, at the order of the Romanian government, defending the inhabitants of Bessarabia from the attacks and robberies of the Russian soldiers withdrawing.