Doina Biro Hendre is curator and head of the Batthyaneum Library in Alba Iulia. She wrote a PhD at the Sorbonne (Paris IV) on the history of the Batthyány family in the 18th century (Les Batthyany, une famille de magnats au service des Habsbourg dans la seconde moitie du XVIIIe siecle). She edited the volume Batthyaneum: omagiu fondatorului Ignatius Sallestius de Batthyan (1741-1798), Bucharest: Editura Bibliotecii Naţionale a României, 2011.