Elena Ceausescu


Communism in Romania: Nicolae Ceauşescu.

Born January 26, 1918 and raised in  Scornicești, a large village in Olt County, Romania, Nicolae Ceauşescu became Romania’s second communist leader and one of Eastern Europe’s most virulently Stalinist dictators until his violent overthrow in 1989 in a popular revolution. The son of a peasant, Ceauşescu initially joined the illegal Communist Party of Romania in […]

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