- Ni·co·lae [nee-kaw-lahy] /ˌni kɔˈlaɪ/, 1918–89, Romanian political leader: president 1967–89.
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She then wrote Ceausescu a letter saying she would like to present it to him.The Week in Death: The Dictator’s Architect
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In speaking of the role of the arts, Ceausescu declared that they must serve the single purpose of socialist-communist education.
Ceausescu serves concurrently as the president of his country, which is known officially as the Socialist Republic of Romania.
There was no indication, however, that the resistance was organized or was strong enough to affect Ceausescu's position.
The party conference represented a major success for Ceausescu in his drive to gain undisputed political control.
At the same time, the assembly enacted legislation establishing the Defense Council that Ceausescu had earlier proposed.
- Nicolae (ˌnɪkɒˈlaɪ). 1918–89, Romanian statesman; chairman of the state council (1967–89) and president of Romania (1974–89): deposed and executed
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