Ion Antonescu

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Ion Victor Antonescu
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Ion Antonescu
Prime Minister of Romania
In office
September 4, 1940 – August 23, 1944
Preceded byIon Gigurtu
Succeeded byConstantin Sănătescu
Conducător of Romania
In office
September 6, 1940 – August 23, 1944
Preceded byCarol II (as king of Romania)
Succeeded byNone
Personal details
BornIon Victor Antonescu
June 15, 1882
Piteşti, Romania
DiedJune 1, 1946(1946-06-01) (aged 63)
Jilava, Romania
NationalityRomanian
Political partyNone, formally allied with the Iron Guard
Spouse(s)Raşela Mendel (div.)
Maria Antonescu
ProfessionSoldier
ReligionRomanian Orthodox
Military service
RankField Marshal

Ion Victor Antonescu (15 June 1882 in Piteşti – 1 June 1946) was the fascist prime minister of Romania from 4 September 1940 to 23 August 23 1944. After the war he was tried and executed by lethal injection for war crimes.