– Romanian general and political leader.
1877-1907 – He served as a volunteer in the war against the Ottoman Empire and rose to become minister of war.
1916 – He distinguished himself as a commander in World War I, especially in the Dobruja campaign.
1918 – He was chosen to form a cabinet to negotiate peace with the Central Powers.
– Averescu founded the People’s league (later the People’s party), which sought moderate land reform and suppression of the left.
1920-1927 – He was premier.
1930 – Was made a marshal.