Romanian Gabriel Antoniu Lavrincic gets Guinness Book nod

Newsroom 16/01/2012 | 18:03

A childhood passion can land you straight into the World Records Book

Russian magazine Nezavisimaya Gazeta ran an ample interview to Gabriel Antoniu Lavrincic, the Romanian World Guinness Book record holder for the category “Most letters received in a lifetime”. The interview was published in the December issue of the magazine.Lavrincic’s passion to write, send, receive and answer to letters started at the age of 11, after he made friends in a camp organized in the former USSR. “I would like to have correspondence with pioneers from USSR and find out much more things about this country” was his announcement in  Pionerskaya Pravda (“The Truth of the Pioneer” ) pioneers ’ magazine in 1987 and approximately four millions letters arrived till 1991 at his address in Marca village, Salaj county.

Out of the four million letters received all this time, 22,018 were still clean and stamped according to the criteria required for world record approval. Today, at 35 years old, Gabriel is very happy of the Guinness Book award but also because he learned ten foreign languages about through his correspondence. 

A fragment from a letter :“Dear Gabriel, please receive all my warm greetings from USSR, from my native town Perm, located on the river Kama. My father works as operator at the North Pole and my mother in a gas plant….”   

See below the certification: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-9000/most-letters-received-in-a-lifetime/

Dana Niculescu

BR Magazine | Latest Issue

Download PDF or read online: November 2022 Issue | Business Review Magazine

The November 2022 issue of Business Review Magazine is now available in digital format, featuring the main cover story titled “Samsung Remains Top Consumer Tech Provider on Romanian Market.” Read
Newsroom | 29/11/2022 | 10:17

    You will receive a download link for the latest issue of Business Review Magazine in PDF format, based on the completion of the form below.

    I agree with the Privacy policy of business-review.eu
    I agree with the storage and handling of my data by business-review.eu
    Advertisement Advertisement
    Close ×

    We use cookies for keeping our website reliable and secure, personalising content and ads, providing social media features and to analyse how our website is used.

    Accept & continue