Bucharest – The capital of Romania named after a shepherd called Bucur

Bucharest – The capital of Romania named after a shepherd called Bucur

According to a Romanian legend, the city of Bucharest was founded by a shepherd named Bucur, literarily meaning joy or happiness, who dazzled people with the way he played his flute and endeared him to locals because of the good wine from nearby vineyards, therefore the local residents decided to name the town after him. […]