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Averescu, Alexandre

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1938 AD
Nationality: Romanian
Categories: Politician

         – 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.