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Emil Constantinescu
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Emil Constantinescu in July 1998
3rd President of Romania
In office
29 November 1996 – 20 December 2000
Prime Minister Victor Ciorbea
Gavril Dejeu (Acting)
Radu Vasile
Alexandru Athanasiu (Acting)
Mugur Isărescu
Preceded by Ion Iliescu
Succeeded by Ion Iliescu
Leader of the Romanian Democratic Convention
In office
November 1992 – 29 November 1996
Preceded by Corneliu Coposu
Personal details
Born 19 November 1939 (1939-11-19) (age 81)
Tighina, Kingdom of Romania (present day de jure Moldova, de facto Transnistrian Moldovan Republic)
Political party National Liberal Party (2008–present)
Other political
affiliations
Romanian Communist Party (1965–1989)
Christian Democratic National Peasants' Party (1990–1996)
Independent (1996–2000, PNȚCD membership suspended while president)
People's Action (2001–2008)
Spouse(s) Nadia Ileana Constantinescu
Children Dragoș
Norina Boru
Profession Professor of Geology
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Emil Constantinescu ( (born 19 November 1939) is a Romanian professor and politician, who served as the President of Romania, from 1996 to 2000.

After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, Constantinescu became a founding member and vice president of the Civic Alliance. He was the acting chairman of the Democratic Romanian Anti-Totalitarian Forum, the first associative structure of the opposition in Romania, which was later transformed into a centre-right political and electoral alliance known as the Romanian Democratic Convention (CDR).

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