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Emil Bobu
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Bobu (left) honored by Nicolae Ceauşescu on his 50th birthday, 1977
Born (1927-02-22)22 February 1927
Vârfu Câmpului, Botoşani County, Romania
Died 12 July 2014(2014-07-12) (aged 87)
Occupation
  • Lathe operator
  • Military prosecutor
  • Politician
Organization Romanian Communist Party
Criminal charge(s) Aggravated manslaughter
Criminal penalty Ten years
Criminal status Paroled
Spouse(s) Maria Bobu

Emil Bobu (22 February 1927 – 12 July 2014) was a Romanian Communist activist and politician, who served as Interior Minister from 1973 to 1975 and as Labor Minister from 1979 to 1981. He was an influential figure in the later years of the Communist regime until his downfall during the 1989 Revolution.

Bobu died on 12 July 2014 at University Emergency Hospital Bucharest from a heart attack.


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