Maria Rus

24 January 1927–5 March 1995 (Age 68)
Dej, Cluj, Romania

The Life of Maria

Maria Rus was born on 24 January 1927, in Dej, Cluj, Romania. She married Aurel Silvesan on 31 October 1977, in Braşov, Romania. She died on 5 March 1995, at the age of 68.

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Aurel Silvesan
Maria Rus
Marriage: 31 October 1977

Spouse and Children

31 October 1977
Braşov, Romania

World Events (3)


Age 11

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

Age 11

King Carol II establishes dictatorship.

Age 13

Romania cedes territory to Hungary and U.S.S.R. after signing of German-Soviet pact. General Ion Antonescu forces King Carol to abdicate in favour of son Michael, but assumes power himself.

Name Meaning

1 Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Croatian, and Romanian (of Slavic origin): ethnic name for a Russian.2 Czech: descriptive nickname from the adjective rusý ‘strawberry blond’.3 Slovenian and Croatian (northern Croatia): nickname from the adjective rus ‘red-haired’, or from the dialect word rus ‘cockroach’. Compare Ros 3.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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