BEFORE 1989
 
1938 - September 22 Augustin Buzura is born in Berinta, Maramures county, the first child of Ilie and Ana (n. Micle) Buzura
 
April 1941 - April 15, Stefan, brother of the writer, is born. Although he was an eminent student, Stefan only graduated secondary school and opted for agriculture. He marries Copalnic, the mother's mother's village. He remained in the country, was a farmer.

1943 - January 21, Maria, the writer's sister, is a very popular teacher. He remains in his parent's home and has been working for 39 years at the Berinta School with classes I-VIII.
 
1945 - begins the primary school in his native village, finalizes it, then continues for two years in Copalnic Manastur. From the 7th grade his parents move to Baia Mare where his father works as a Phoenix worker. He lives with an aunt, at the boarding school, and then rents a room from Mrs. Puscasu, the former co-owner of gold mines, whose husband was at the Canal, and in order to survive, she took students to the host. Augustin Buzura evokes, often with humor, the time when, under her guidance, the children learned the Code of Elegant Manners.
 
1951- 1955- student at Gheorghe Sincai high school in Baia Mare. From this time he remembers Romanian teachers, Olimpia Dragos, and the French one, Zoe Achim. He appreciated and loved them for their devotion, for the passion and the way they knew how to sensitize their love for beauty, for authenticity.
The high school director, Professor Filip, was afraid of the Krateyl Circus episode. He was fleeing at the boarding school, sometimes skipping class, for small rewards, he would walk bilboards through the city or feed the animals. He was caught or accused by the director and threatened with expulsion.
 
In 1955 he graduates high school and goed to Bucharest for his admission to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, where he taught as a comparative anatomy professor Gheorghe Ghetie (the son of the priest in the village, he became a great figure). His father wanted him a priest, a veterinarian, and the young graduate wanted sculpture or philosophy. Augustin Buzura disrespects his mother's wish and passes the exam  at the Faculty of Philosophy. But his mother finds out and cuts his stipend. So he arrives at Baia Mare, occupies sporadically several functions that he does not master or does not interest (statistician, pedagogue, miner).
 
1956-arrived in the Black Valley(Valea Neagra), a mountain village "where the sun was seen three hours a day", and the connection with the city was almost impossible. The inhabitants of the village were forest workers who descended from the mountains only during their days when they got their wages, and drank all the alcohol from the only bar in the village, and took young Buzura, the young teacher, as a partner. Again mother intervenes and takes him home.
 
1957- enters the Faculty of General Medicine in Cluj-Napoca. At the same time he attends courses of philosophy, history of art and literature at other faculties.
He has always spoken with pride and gratitude, but also with humor, about the famous professors he had: I.Hatieganu, I.Goia, A.Moga, CC Veluda. With Octavian Fodor, although he did not have him as a teacher, he tied up an emotional friendship with him. Many of them recognize in Octavian Fodor, Professor Ion Cristian, the main character of the novel "Orgolii" (1984). By the fourth year of college, when she starts collaborating with Ms. Aurelia Sirbu's scientific psychiatric circle, she really discovers psychiatry that has remained a constant in his life.
 
1960- debuts in the Tribuna magazine with the novel "Earth" (No. 8 of February 25), at the recommendation of Mircea Zaciu, in the cenacle of which he had been read.
-in the Tribuna magazine, over the years published prose, reports, essays, tablets, attitudes, and, as it grows its reputation, collaboration extends to most literary journals in the country.
 
1961- Lucian Blaga dies. Augustin Buzura has his first contact with Securitate and he is arrested overnight, probably because he planned to go to Lancram with a group of friends at the funeral of the poet.
 
1963- marries Maria Olimpia, born Cardos, graduate of the Faculty of Philology, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, with the work "Ion Chinezu - translator and publicist". She has been a proofreader and editor at Dacia Publishing House for more than 20 years.
          - Luceafarul Collection is published by ESPLA, the volume of short stories "The Cape of Good Hope", with a preface by Mircea Zaciu. The author says that "the topics in those stories were the seeds of my novels latwr on". My atmosphere and my obsessions have followed me all my life. "
 
1964- graduated the Faculty of Medicine with the work "1965- April 1 - named editor at Tribuna magazine's science section, where he had a colleague on Romulus Rusan.
 
1966- publishes the volume of short stories and stories "Why does the eagle fly?" At the Publishing House of Tineretului, Bucharest, where we re-obsess the obsessions and the beatings of the first volume. We find him in Augustin Buzura on the same fine observer of everyday life.
 
1967 - Inaugurates in Tribuna a block titled Block-Notes in which he publishes almost weekly reflections on literature, society, life and death. This essay discharge and "helped me transfer some of my nervous energy elsewhere, so the prose text was released from the explosive charge of the moment," she had many meetings with the Securitate, and because the texts were always commented favorably on Free Europe. The articles of the Tribune author were a terror for communist officials.
 
1969- March 16 the son of the writer, Mihai Adrian, is born
 
1970- absences appear at the Dacia Publishing House in Cluj-Napoca, the first novel of the writer. "He wanted to be a metaphor of loneliness and despair, a cry in vain," confesses the writer.
 
1971- The Absentees novel wakes up a wave of enthusiastic appreciation from critics and readers
          -Awarded the Writers Union Prize
         - after the theses in July, the novel is forbidden and removed from libraries without any explanation. The situation grinds enormously, makes memories, demands explanations - but without any results.
 
1972- on February 23 Anamaria is born, the daughter of the writer, a graduate of the Faculty of Letters from Cluj-Napoca, Babes-Bolyai University, now the founder and president of the newly founded Cultural Foundation Augustin Buzura, through whose activity she wants to keep alive and perpetuate the memory of writer Augustin Buzura.
 
1974- June, the novel Girls of Silence appeared at Cartea Romaneasca Publishing House, Bucharest, editor Georgeta Naidin. The book is the fruit of a laborious documentary (roads in the Apuseni, contacts with relatives, known to those who escaped from the fear of collectivization, etc.) and, as a result, receives numerous threats from the Securitate.
- Receives the Writers' Union Award for the Girls of Silence
- A kintiek (Absent), Europa Konyvkiado Publishing House, Budapest, Hungarian translation of Kolozsvari Papp Laszlo
 
1977- February, appeared the novel Orgolii at Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, editor Viorica Marii. As in the Absentee, the characters are justice doctors seeking their identity and struggle "to recover their own moral integrity" Paul Cernat.
 
1978 - the writer's father dies, Elijah. "Dad was a man of impressive physical force .... He was gentle, calm, generous ... He liked singing and building fountains. He felt water, the right place to dig. "In recent years, he was sick, suffered from saturday and diabetes.
 
1979- appears Gog (Orgolii), Europa Konyvkiado Publishing House, Budapest, Hungarian translation of Kolozsvari Papp Laszlo
- Appears Samoljuble (Orgols), Pomurska Zalozba Publishing House, Ljubljana, translation into sarbo- croat ???? by Katja Spurova and with the post of Dr. Richard Sirbu
 
1980- June, Voices of the Night appear at Ed Cartea Romaneasca, Bucharest, editor Georgeta Naidin, for which he receives the Writers Union Prize.
"The novel anchors the industrial environment and presents realistically, with satirical bouts, virulent in some places, the problem of excessive industrialization and the distortion of the life of young workers" Ion Simut.
 
1981- August, Bloc Notes, Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, editor Vasile Igna appeared.
A volume of journalism in which articles in the Tribuna magazine are selected.
 
1982- appears Gog (Orgolii) at the Kriterion Publishing House, Bucharest, translation in Hungarian by Kolozsvari Papp Laszlo and a post by Kantor Lajos
- Appears Ansichten des Stolzes (Orgols), Kriterion Verlag Publishing House, Bukarest, German translation by Dieter Fuhrmann
1983- Az ejszaka hangjai (The Voices of the Night), Europa Publishing House, Hungarian translation of Kolozsvari Papp Laszlo
 
1984- from the projected cycle of three volumes The Wall of Death, the first novel Refugees, Cartea Romaneasca Publishing House, Bucharest, editor Georgeta Naidin appears. One of the refugees sought with ostentatiousness by Augustin Buzura's characters in front of a harsh, oppressive and unbearable society is, of course, love. Ioana Olaru and Victoria Oprea, good friends, are at the same moment of their life.
 
1985, February, re-editing the Orgolii novel, Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, editor Vasile Igna.
1986 - the novel Chinese Orgology in Beijing is translated into Jen Yuan's translation.
  in Psychiatry", under the coordination of prof.dr Aurelia Sirbu - who had hoped he will succeed her  foll
           - due to unfortunate circumstances, he is not offered a teaching position and gives up (or so he thought) to medicine, always oscillating between the literary and the medical career, aware that both can not practice at a high level. 

1986 - the novel Ego is publushed in Beijing and translated into Mandarin by Jen Yuan's
 
1987- January, the writer's mother, Ana, dies - "A beautiful peasant with big, black eyes ... ..Whien she lived there was not a major decision from which she was excluded ... The time between high school and college was very brutal with me: many jobs, dissatisfaction with how much it came and, gradually, a sort of collapse, just as always, before he felt the bottom of the abyss, the mother appeared with her unexpected solutions "(The Letter of Letters - Aura Christi)

- He is in Amsterdam where he is invited as a guest at the European Conference organized by the Dutch Theater Institute, the Berlin Academy of Arts and the Royal Academy of Sciences in the Netherlands. Together with other personalities, they set up the Gulliver Reunion as a response to Gunter Grass's ideas of achieving co-operation among the Central, Western and Eastern European countries, and to establish the paths that would be followed. Among the organizing members we meet Max Wagner, Steve Austen, Vaclav Havel, Gunter Grass, Andrei Bitov, Andrei Vosnesenski
 
- Egos, the film is released based on his own script, directed by Solomon Marcus. Main roles include Victor Rebengiuc, Cristina Deleanu and Mircea Albulescu.
 
1988- December - the Ashes Road(Drumul Cenusii), the second and the last novel of the Death Wall cycle, Cartea Romaneasca Publishing House, Bucharest, lecturer Gabriela Adamesteanu
 
- Menedekek (Refuges) is published, Europa Konyvkiado Publishing House, Budapest, translation into Hungarian by Kolozsvari Papp Lazslo, in Europe
 
- The film Padureanca, screenplay by Augustin Buzura, after a novel by Ioan Slavici, director Nicolae Margineanu, actors Adrian Pintea, Manuela Harabor and Victor Rebengiuc is broadcast.
 
- The novel Absentees is again banned.
 
1989-1 November-December- is found in Germany, invited to the University of Heidelberg, then to the annual Gulliver meeting. Passing through Berlin, witnessing the demolition of the Berlin Wall, he understands that a system is falling apart and that the road is no return. He returned to Cluj exactly when Timisoara was going to start the events that preceded the Revolution, and on 21, 22, 23, 24 December he was on barricades, excited to live such events that he did not see during his life.
December 23 is named editor-in-chief at Tribuna.

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