Mircea Geoană

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Mircea Geoană
Mircea Geoana la reuniunea BPN - 02.12.2013 (11173070964) (cropped).jpg
Deputy Secretary General of NATO
Assumed office
July 17, 2019
Preceded byRose Gottemoeller
President of the Senate
In office
19 December 2008 – 23 November 2011
Preceded byIlie Sârbu
Succeeded byPetru Filip
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
28 December 2000 – 28 December 2004
Prime MinisterAdrian Năstase
Eugen Bejinariu
Preceded byPetre Roman
Succeeded byMihai Răzvan Ungureanu
Personal details
Born (1958-07-14) 14 July 1958 (age 64)
Bucharest, Romania
Political partySocial Democratic Party (before 2011; 2012–2014)[1]
Independent (2011–2012; 2014–2015)
Romanian Social Party (2015–present)[2]
Spouse(s)Mihaela Geoană
Alma materPolytechnic University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest
Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Dan Mircea Geoană (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a ˈd͡ʒe̯o̯anə]; born 14 July 1958)[3] is a Romanian politician. He was president of the upper chamber of the Romanian Parliament, the Senate from 20 December 2008 until he was revoked on 23 November 2011.

From 21 April 2005 until 21 February 2010 he was the head of the Partidul Social Democrat (PSD, Social Democratic Party), Romania's largest party.[4]

He was the candidate of the party for the position of President of Romania in the 2009 presidential election.

On 17 July 2019 he was appointed deputy secretary general of NATO, replacing Rose Gottemoeller.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Știri de ultimă oră și ultimele știri online".
  2. Postelnicu, Valentina. "Mircea Geoană anunţă înfiinţarea Partidului Social Românesc (PSR)". Mediafax (in Romanian).
  3. "Biography" (in Romanian). personal website. Archived from the original on 2009-12-02. Retrieved 2009-12-06.
  4. "Geoană, fostul şef al PSD, s-a relaxat la miezul nopţii cu o îngheţată" (in Romanian). www.gandul.info. 21 February 2009. Retrieved 2010-11-04.
  5. "NATO Secretary General appoints Mircea Geoana as next Deputy Secretary General". NATO.int. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has decided to appoint Mircea Geoana from Romania as the next Deputy Secretary General. He will replace Rose Gottemoeller from the United States, who took up her position in October 2016.
  6. Banila, Nicoleta (17 July 2019). "NATO appoints Romanian ex-foreign minister Mircea Geoana as deputy secretary general". SeeNews: Business Intelligence for Southeast Europe. Retrieved 17 July 2019.