President of Romania


President Traian Basescu of RomaniaTraian Basescu

Date of Birth: 4 November 1951
Birth Place: Murfatlar, Romania
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 23 May 2007
Religion: Romanian Orthodox
Profession: Merchant Navy Officer

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Traian Basescu was born in Murfatlar, Romania, in 1951. Traian Basescu is the current President of Romania. Traian Basescu studied at the Naval Institute of Constanta and became a Merchant Navy Officer. Before joining politics he had a long career in the Merchant Navy. In 2000 he was elected as the Mayor of Bucharest, he held this post until 2004. Traian Basescu ran in the 2004 Romanian Presidential elections and was successful, he was re-elected in 2009, Traian Basescu is however the first President of Romania to have been suspended from his post, however the impeachment charges against him were not upheld.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traian_B%C4%83sescu

Updated on: January 11th, 2014

Prime Minister of Romania


Prime Minister Victor Ponta of RomaniaVictor Ponta

Date of Birth: 20 September 1972
Birth Place: Bucharest, Romania
Political Party: Social Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 7 May 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: Lawyer

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Victor Ponta was born in Bucharest, Romania, in 1972. Victor Ponta is the current President of Romania. Victor Ponta studied at the University of Bucharest, the University of Catania and at the Carol I National Defense Institute, he holds a doctorate of law degree. Before joining politics he had a long career as a lawyer and judge. Victor Ponta became the Prime Minister of Romania on May 7th 2012.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Ponta

Updated on: January 11th, 2014

Former Prime Minister of Romania


Prime Minister Emil Boc of RomaniaEmil Boc

Date of Birth: 6 September 1966
Birth Place: Rachitele, Romania
Political Party: Democratic Liberal Party
Arrival in Power: 22 December 2008
In Power Until: 6 February 2012
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Emil Boc was born in Rachitele, Romania, in 1966. Emil Boc is the current Prime Minister of Romania. Before becoming prime minister he served as the Mayor of Cluj-Napoca when he was elected in 2004. Emil Boc became prime minister for the first time in 2008, his government was subsequently defeated in October of the next year, but in December 2009 he was asked to form another government.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emil_Boc

Updated on: January 11th, 2014