Tuesday, 25 June 2019

801) Ion Antonescu

Ion Antonescu (1882 – 1946). Romanian soldier and authoritarian politician who, as the Prime Minister and Conducător during most of World War II, presided over two successive wartime dictatorships. After the war, he was convicted of war crimes and executed.

- "In time, the reputation of being a tough and ruthless commander, together with his reddish hair, earned him the nickname Câinele Roșu ("The Red Dog")."  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_Antonescu

- "... headed by a tall, red-haired World War I cavalry officer, General Ion Antonescu..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "With a severe expression, a bony face, red-haired, rather short, the first feeling that Antonescu arose around him was anxiety..."  http://www.annalesfsu.ro/sit…/Tome_X_no.2/7Silviu_Miloiu.pdf

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