Nicolae Mareş (1938), studies of philosophy, philology and art history at the Universities of Bucharest and Warsaw. Career diplomat (1966-1999). He was attached, Plenipotentiary Minister and Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the first director of the Romanian Library in Paris; the first head of the Romanian diplomatic mission in Skopje, the first collaborator of several mission leaders in Warsaw. He published in the Romanian and foreign press more than 500 articles, studies and essays in the fields of universal literature, art history, literary comparatism, the reception of Romanian culture abroad, as well as international diplomatic and economic relations. He collaborated for a long time with all literary and cultural publications in the country: România literară, Viaţa Românească, Contemporanul, Luceafărul, Steaua, Tribuna, Familia, Convorbiri literare, Dacia literară, Vatra, Ramuri, Portal Măiastra, Polonus, NY-Magazin. Since 1980 he has been a member of the Romanian Writers’ Union. He has signed nearly 80 books, appearing in a print run of nearly two million copies. Volume in lyrics: Clarobscur în amurg/Clearly obscure in Twilight and Raze în apus de soare/Sunset Rays; Volumes of aphorisms: Old and new thoughts and Militant maxims. The emerging volumes are: Selected meditations / poems / and essay / vol. 3 / History, diplomacy, art and literature, at TipoMoldova, the collection “Opera Omnia”. In 2014 he published at the eLiterature Publishing House the Book of Universal Wisdom: 1,200 topics, about 14,000 highs, aphorisms and proverbs around the world. Recently appeared the monograph Mihai Eminescu in Polish / 461 p. / and Anthology “101 Poles Poles” at the Academy Publishing House.