|Born||October 2, 1935|
Mana village, Kingdom of Romania
|Occupation||Writer and dissident|
Moldova (since 2013)
|Period||1966 to present|
Paul Goma (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈpa.ul ˈɡoma]; born October 2, 1935) is a Romanian writer. He is known for his activities as a dissident and leading opponent of the communist regime before 1989. After 2000, Goma has expressed opinions on World War II, the Holocaust in Romania and the Jews, claims which have led to widespread criticism for antisemitism.
Honours[change | change source]
- "Chevalier dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres" (France), 1986
- Writers' Union of Moldova's Prize for Prose, March, 1992.
- Writers' Union of Romania's Prize for Prose, May 25, 1992.
- "Honorary Citizen" by the Municipal Council of Timişoara, January 30, 2007.
References[change | change source]
- Gabriel Andreescu, in (Romanian) "Goma şi tema antisemitismului" Archived 2007-10-12 at the Wayback Machine, Ziua, February 17, 2005
- "Combating Holocaust Deniers and Protecting Jewish Memory". Anti-Semitism in Romania: 2002 Report. The Romanian Jewish Community. Retrieved 2007-03-09.
Other websites[change | change source]