Knowledge Identifier: +Gheorghe_Gheorghiu-Dej
Born in 1901.
Countries: Romania (57%), Italy (21%), United States (7%)
Linked to: Romanian Communist Party, Comecon, Penn State University Press, Jews
Gheorghe Apostol - In 1932, Apostol met Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, and became involved in the communist underground
Nicolae Ceausescu - In 1943, he was transferred to Târgu Jiu internment camp where he shared a cell with Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, becoming his protege.
Gheorghiu-Dej briefly gave up the first secretaryship of the Communist Party in 1954 to Gheorghe Apostol, retaining the premiership he'd held since 1952
However, it was understood that he was still the real leader of Romania, and he regained the party leadership in 1955
Scarlat Callimachi - The Museum was closed down in 1956, after the Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej regime began rejecting Soviet influence
In 1958, the Red Army withdrew its last troops from Romania, and the Romanian government began approving the issuing of documents that encouraged anti-Soviet sentiments
Mircea Eliade - He was slowly rehabilitated at home beginning in the early 1960s, under the rule of Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
Then by 1964, Gheorghiu-Dej had made a trading agreement with the U.S. that allowed Romania to buy industrial products from them
Ion Petre Stoican - Friedrich Sometime before 1965, during the regime of Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, after observing strange behavior by a man in an audience for whom he was performing somewhere on the Black Sea coast, Stoican helped in arresting an American spy
Marin was the last Gheorghiu-Dej supporter to be purged from the Romanian government in 1982 by Nicolae Ceau?escu, and later emigrated to Israel