Romanian communism – Nicolae Ceausescu

Nicolae Ceausescu was the leader of Communist Romania for more than two decades until his execution in 1989.   Nicolae Ceausescu was born on January 26, 1918. He met future Romanian leader Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej in prison, and succeeded him after his death in 1965. He ruled Romania according to orthodox Communist principles, causing food shortages by… Continue reading Romanian communism – Nicolae Ceausescu