You Are Here > > > Iuliu Hațieganu

Iuliu Hațieganu

Full name: Iuliu Hațieganu
Gender: Male
Born: April 14, 1885 in Dârja, Cluj, Romania
Died: September 4, 1959 in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Art Competitions


Romanian medical internist Iuliu Hațieganu took part in the 1936 Olympic Games in the Art Competitions in the architecture category with his work Sports Park King Carol II in Cluj. There is nothing known about his architectural career but only about his medical one. He was one of the pioneers in tuberculosis research. His brother Emil was a politician with high influences in Romania. Later the Cluj University of Medicine and Pharmacy was named after Iuliu, who was also one of the founders.

Iuliu Hațieganu studied medicine in Blaj and Cluj, and later became a professor at Cluj University. He knew about the importance of physical education in institutions of higher education. Therefore he organized thematic conferences, published a journal of education, and built a sports park in Cluj, whose plans were submitted to the 1936 Berlin Exhibition of Arts and 1936 Olympics. He managed to engage qualified and exceptional teachers for the education of his students. For a brief time he was appointed Minister of Health in 1931 in the Romanian Government.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 51 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs Romania ROU AC

Mixed Architecture, Architectural Designs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 51 Berlin Art Competitions Romania Final Standings AC Sportplatz König Carol II. in Cluj
id: 921,256