Gheorghe Tașcă

Gheorghe Taşcă

Gheorghe Taşcă in 1942
Born (1875-01-30)January 30, 1875
Bălăbăneşti, Tutova County Romania
Died March 25, 1951(1951-03-25) (aged 76)
Sighet, Romania
Occupation Economist, Politician, Diplomat
Spouse(s) Cordelia Demetriescu (1874-1971)
Children Elisabeta Tasca (1906-1992)
Georgeta Tasca (1908-1996)
Parent(s) Gheorghe I. Taşcă (1847-1935)
Marghioala Taşcă (née Dabija) (1849-1945)

Gheorghe Taşcă (born Iorgu Taşcă, January 30, 1875 in Bălăbăneşti Tutova County, now in Galați County) was a Romanian economist and politician.

He was the son of Gheorghe I. Taşcă, a local landowner and philanthropist.

He was professor of political economy and rector (1929–1931) of the Academy of High Commercial and Industrial Studies of Bucharest (now the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies). He was also corresponding member of the Romanian Academy. A liberal and anti-fascist, he was arrested in 1950 by the Communist authorities and died on March 25, 1951 in the Sighet prison, Maramureş County Romania.

Decorations and awards

Gheorghe Taşcă in 1913


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