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Hard-line leader of the Romanian Communist Party from 1965-1989
The most important figure of Romanian exile during the communist period
First secretary of the Central Committee of the R.C.P

The communist regime in Romania was a totalitarian system founded upon a continuous violation of human rights. It relied upon on the supremacy of an ideology hostile to open society, Leninism, which expounded the power monopoly of a small group of individuals pretending to be the exponents of the national will and interests. The Romanian Communist Party (RCP) evolved from a marginal underground Leninist sect, made up of no more than 1,000 members, into a mass party and eventually became the vehicle for the establishment of Nicolae Ceauşescu’s personal dictatorship based on ultra-nationalist ideology, combined with some residual, even perfunctory, elements of Marxism.

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Location:  Eastern Europe
Capital:  Bucharest
Communist Rule:  1947 – 1989
Status:  Fall of Ceausescu - 22.12.1989
Victims of Communism:
435 000