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Ion Iliescu

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2nd President of Romania
In office
26 December 1989 – 29 November 1996
Acting to 20 May 1990
Prime Minister Petre Roman
Theodor Stolojan
Nicolae Văcăroiu
Preceded by National Salvation Front Council (interim)
Succeeded by Emil Constantinescu
In office
20 December 2000 – 20 December 2004
Prime Minister Mugur Isărescu
Adrian Năstase
Preceded by Emil Constantinescu
Succeeded by Traian Băsescu
Personal details
Born 3 March 1930 (1930-03-03) (age 90)
Oltenița, Călărași, Romania
Political party Romanian Communist
(1953–1989)
National Salvation Front
(1989–1992)
Democratic National Salvation Front
(1992)
Independent
(1992–1996; 2000–2004; FDSN/PDSR membership suspended while president)
Social Democratic
(1996–2000; 2004–present)
Spouse(s)
Nina Iliescu (m. 1951)
Alma mater Bucharest Polytechnic Institute
Moscow State University
Profession Hydroelectric Engineer
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Ion Iliescu (born March 3, 1930) is a Romanian politician. He joined the Communist Party in 1953, and became a member of the Central Committee in 1965, serving in various positions until Nicolae Ceauşescu was overthrown in 1989. Iliescu was the elected President of Romania for eleven years (three terms), from 1990 to 1992, 1992 to 1996, and 2000 to 2004.



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