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Nicolae Ceausescu
Communist Dictator of Rumania

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Nicolae Ceausescu( 1918-1989). He was the leader of Communist Romania from 1965 until shortly before his execution in 1989.He rose steadily through the communist ranks and became absolute ruler of his country along with his wife In 1978 Ion Mihai Pacepa, a senior member of the Romanian political police (Securitate), defected to the United States. A 2 star general, he was the highest ranking defector from the Soviet bloc in the history of the Cold War. His treason was a powerful blow against the regime, forcing Ceausescu to overhaul the architecture of the Securitate. Pacepa's 1986 book Red Horizons: Chronicles of a Communist Spy Chief reveals details of Ceausescu's regime such as his collaboration with Arab terrorists, his massive espionage on American industry and his elaborate efforts to rally Western political support.After the Berlin Wall came down and the communists retreated from eastern Europe, he and his wife were summarily executed by his countrymen. This is a 5 in. x 8 in color photograph signed on the lower margin N. Ceausescu n.p, n.d. circa 1980's.

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