Antonescu, Ion 1882-1946

Coppa, Francesca
January 2006
Encyclopedia of Modern Dictators;2006, p11
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An encyclopedia entry for "Ion Antonescu" is presented. Ion is a military figure who assumed dictatorial control in Romania in 1940. He pursued a policy persecuting the Jews, and silenced opposition and eliminated all restraints on his personal regime. He brought his country into the war alongside Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union in 1941.


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