Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej

1901 - 1965

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe ɡe̯orˈɡi.u deʒ] (listen); 8 November 1901 – 19 March 1965) was a Romanian communist politician and electrician. He was the first Communist leader of Romania from 1947 to 1965, serving as first secretary of the Romanian Communist Party (ultimately "Romanian Workers' Party", PMR) from 1944 to 1954 and from 1955 to 1965, and as the first Communist Prime Minister of Romania from 1952 to 1955. Born in Bârlad (1901), Gheorghiu-Dej was involved in communist movements' activities from the early 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej has received more than 337,147 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,752nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej ranks 1,741 out of 14,801Before him are John I of Castile, Userkaf, Edward the Martyr, Theophanu, Ptolemy X Alexander I, and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria. After him are Sirikit, Stephen III of Moldavia, Alfonso XI of Castile, Charles II of Naples, Attalus I, and Twosret.

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Among people born in 1901, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej ranks 33Before him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Margaret Mead, Ricardo Zamora, Simon Kuznets, Jean Dubuffet, and Carl Barks. After him are Robert Bresson, Andrey Vlasov, Arthur Liebehenschel, Mohamed Naguib, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, and Henning von Tresckow. Among people deceased in 1965, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej ranks 14Before him are Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, and Nat King Cole. After him are T. S. Eliot, Paul Hermann Müller, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Helena Rubinstein, Maxime Weygand, and Eli Cohen.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej ranks 29 out of 421Before him are George Enescu (1881), Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Theodoric I (393), Hermann Oberth (1894), Mihai Eminescu (1850), and Elie Wiesel (1928). After him are Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), Iannis Xenakis (1922), Gheorghe Zamfir (1941), Sergiu Celibidache (1912), Mircea Lucescu (1945), and Álmos (820).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej ranks 14Before him are Vlad II Dracul (1395), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla Kun (1886), Carol II of Romania (1893), Ion Iliescu (1930), and Theodoric I (393). After him are Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), Álmos (820), Milan I of Serbia (1854), György Dózsa (1470), Michael the Brave (1558), and Gabriel Bethlen (1580).

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