|Deputy Prime Minister of Romania|
29 March 1980 – 22 December 1989
|Prime Minister||Ilie Verdeț|
|First Lady of Romania|
22 March 1965 – 22 December 1989
|General Secretary||Nicolae Ceaușescu|
|Succeeded by||Nina Iliescu|
7 January 1916
Petrești, Kingdom of Romania
|Died||25 December 1989 (aged 73)|
Târgoviște, Socialist Republic of Romania
|Political party||Romanian Communist Party|
(m. 1947; died 1989)
Elena Ceaușescu (Romanian pronunciation: [eˈlena t͡ʃe̯auˈʃesku]; née Lenuța Petrescu; 7 January 1916 – 25 December 1989) was a Romanian communist politician. She was the wife of Nicolae Ceaușescu, General Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party and leader of the Socialist Republic of Romania. She was also the Deputy Prime Minister of Romania.
She and her husband Nicolae were publicly executed by a firing squad on 25 December 1989.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Árpád Szoczi, Timisoara: The Real Story Behind the Romanian Revolution, 2013, ISBN 9781475958744
- ↑ "FOND C.C. AL P.C.R. –CABINETUL 2 – ELENA CEAUŞESCU INVENTAR Anii extremi: 1984–1989 Nr. u.a.: 180" (PDF). arhivelenationale.ro (in Romanian). Arhivele Naționale (National Archives of Romania). Retrieved 8 April 2018.