Antonescu Ion

  • Antonescu, Ion, 1882-1946
  • Antonescu, Jon 1882-1946
  • Antonescu, Ion. 1882-1946
  • Antonescu-Hitler, ... 1882-1946
  • Antonescu, I. 1882-1946
  • ...
Identifier
000010
Type of Entity
Person

Dates of Existence

15/07/1882

01/06/1946

History

Marshal and statesman who became dictator of the pro-German government during World War II. 1940 Prime minister with absolute powers, established a military dictatorship and openly embraced the Axis powers. In the summer of 1941, Antonescu ordMarshal and statesman who became dictator of the pro-German government during World War II. 1940 Prime minister with absolute powers, established a military dictatorship and openly embraced the Axis powers. In the summer of 1941, Antonescu ordered the expulsion of 150,000 Jews from Bessarabia, Bukovina, and the Dorohoi district, survivors of earlier massacres, to Transnistria. His regime was finally toppled by a coup d’etat in August 1944 led by King Michael; Antonescu subsequently was sentenced to death by the Romanian communist people’s court and was executed as a war criminal in 1946. ered the expulsion of 150,000 Jews from Bessarabia, Bukovina, and the Dorohoi district, survivors of earlier massacres, to Transnistria. His regime was finally toppled by a coup d’etat in August 1944 led by King Michael; Antonescu subsequently was sentenced to death by the Romanian communist people’s court and was executed as a war criminal in 1946.

Places

  • Pitești, Romania

  • near Jilava, Romania

Sources

  • Encyclopedia of the Holocaust / ed. I. Gutman. - New York : Macmillan, 1990. - Vol. 1, p. 74-75

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